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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-5849

Integer underflow in the asn1_get_string function in the SNMP back end (backend/snmp.c) for CUPS 1.2 through 1.3.4 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted SNMP response that triggers a stack-based buffer overflow.
Publish Date : 2007-12-19 Last Update Date : 2011-10-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
9.3
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 189

- Vendor Statements

Not vulnerable. This flaw does not affect the version of CUPS shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 or 4. After a detailed analysis of this flaw, it has been determined it does not pose a security threat on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. For more details regarding this analysis, please see: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=415131
Source: Redhat

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-1437-1 cupsys oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18490 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-5849

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Easy Software Products Cups 1.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Easy Software Products Cups 1.2.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Easy Software Products Cups 1.2.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Easy Software Products Cups 1.2.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Easy Software Products Cups 1.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Easy Software Products Cups 5

- References For CVE-2007-5849

http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=201570 CONFIRM
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-563-1
UBUNTU USN-563-1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26917
BID 26917 Common UNIX Printing System SNMP 'asn1_get_string()' Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2008-02-07
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26910
BID 26910 Apple Mac OS X v10.5.1 2007-009 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-01-07
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/suse_security_summary_report.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:002
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:036
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:036
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200712-14.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200712-14
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1437
DEBIAN DSA-1437
http://www.cups.org/str.php?L2589 CONFIRM
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307179 CONFIRM
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/Dec/msg00002.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2007-12-17
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-01/msg00003.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:002
http://secunia.com/advisories/28113
SECUNIA 28113
http://secunia.com/advisories/28129
SECUNIA 28129
http://secunia.com/advisories/28200
SECUNIA 28200
http://secunia.com/advisories/28136
SECUNIA 28136
http://secunia.com/advisories/28441
SECUNIA 28441
http://secunia.com/advisories/28386
SECUNIA 28386
http://secunia.com/advisories/28636
SECUNIA 28636
http://secunia.com/advisories/28676
SECUNIA 28676
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/39101
XF cups-asn1getstring-bo(39101)
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4238
VUPEN ADV-2007-4238
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4242
VUPEN ADV-2007-4242
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/39097
XF macos-snmp-bo(39097)
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-January/msg00908.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-0322
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-352A.html
CERT TA07-352A

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-5849

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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