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<title>CUPS: Multiple vulnerabilities</title>
<synopsis>
Several remotely exploitable bugs have been found in CUPS, which allow
remote execution of arbitrary code.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">cups</product>
<announced>December 10, 2008</announced>
<revised>December 10, 2008: 01</revised>
<bug>238976</bug>
<bug>249727</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="net-print/cups" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.3.9-r1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.3.9-r1</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
CUPS is the Common Unix Printing System.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
Several buffer overflows were found in:
</p>
<ul>
<li>
The read_rle16 function in imagetops (CVE-2008-3639, found by
regenrecht, reported via ZDI)
</li>
<li>
The WriteProlog function in texttops (CVE-2008-3640, found by
regenrecht, reported via ZDI)
</li>
<li>
The Hewlett-Packard Graphics Language (HPGL) filter (CVE-2008-3641,
found by regenrecht, reported via iDefense)
</li>
<li>
The _cupsImageReadPNG function (CVE-2008-5286, reported by iljavs)
</li>
</ul>
</description>
<impact type="high">
<p>
A remote attacker could send specially crafted input to a vulnerable
server, resulting in the remote execution of arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user running the server.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
None this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All CUPS users should upgrade to the latest version.
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=net-print/cups-1.3.9-r1&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-3639">CVE-2008-3639</uri>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-3640">CVE-2008-3640</uri>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-3641">CVE-2008-3641</uri>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-5286">CVE-2008-5286</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sat, 29 Nov 2008 10:13:17 +0000">
craig
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Sat, 06 Dec 2008 18:09:49 +0000">
p-y
</metadata>
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