CVE-2010-0542 Detail

Current Description

The _WriteProlog function in texttops.c in texttops in the Text Filter subsystem in CUPS before 1.4.4 does not check the return values of certain calloc calls, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference or heap memory corruption) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted file.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://cups.org/articles.php?L596 Patch 
http://cups.org/str.php?L3516
http://cups.org/strfiles/3516/str3516.patch Patch 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-12/msg00000.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201207-10.xml
http://securitytracker.com/id?1024121
http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2176
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:232
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:234
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/40943
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0535
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=587746 Patch 
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10365

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-0542
NVD Published Date:
06/21/2010
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017
Source:
Apple Inc.