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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-0053

Multiple buffer overflows in the HP-GL/2-to-PostScript filter in CUPS before 1.3.6 might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted HP-GL/2 file.
Publish Date : 2008-03-18 Last Update Date : 2011-05-13
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
10.0
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 Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Vendor Statements

NVD clarification: To exploit this flaw an attacker needs to print a malicious file through the vulnerable filter (either themselves or by convincing a victim to do so), it should therefore be AC:M In CUPS, print filters run as an unprivileged user no superuser (root), therefore this should be scored C:P, I:P, A:P
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
5.4
AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P 2008-03-19 2008-03-18
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-0053 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20080053 unix
DSA-1625 cupsys -- buffer overflows oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7208 unix
DSA-1625-1 cupsys - arbitrary code execution oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18637 unix
ELSA-2008:0192: cups security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22130 unix
Multiple buffer overflows in the HP-GL/2-to-PostScript filter in CUPS before 1.3.6 might allow remote attackers to execu... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10356 unix
RHSA-2008:0192: cups security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080192 unix
RHSA-2008:0206: cups security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080206 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-2008-0053

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Apple Cups 1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Apple Cups 1.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Apple Cups 1.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Apple Cups 1.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Apple Cups 1.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Apple Cups 1.1.5-1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Apple Cups 1.1.5-2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Apple Cups 1.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Apple Cups 1.1.6-1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Apple Cups 1.1.6-3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Apple Cups 1.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Apple Cups 1.1.6-2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Apple Cups 1.1.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Apple Cups 1.1.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Apple Cups 1.1.9-1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Apple Cups 1.1.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Apple Cups 1.1.10-1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Apple Cups 1.1.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Apple Cups 1.1.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Apple Cups 1.1.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Apple Cups 1.1.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Apple Cups 1.1.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Apple Cups 1.1.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Apple Cups 1.1.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Apple Cups 1.1.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Apple Cups 1.1.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Apple Cups 1.1.19 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Apple Cups 1.1.19 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Apple Cups 1.1.19 RC5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Apple Cups 1.1.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Apple Cups 1.1.19 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Apple Cups 1.1.19 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Apple Cups 1.1.20 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Apple Cups 1.1.20 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Apple Cups 1.1.20 RC6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Apple Cups 1.1.20 RC5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Apple Cups 1.1.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Apple Cups 1.1.20 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Apple Cups 1.1.20 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Apple Cups 1.1.21 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Apple Cups 1.1.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application Apple Cups 1.1.21 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application Apple Cups 1.1.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application Apple Cups 1.1.22 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application Apple Cups 1.1.22 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application Apple Cups 1.1.23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 Application Apple Cups 1.1.23 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 Application Apple Cups 1.2 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 Application Apple Cups 1.2 B1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 Application Apple Cups 1.2 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 Application Apple Cups 1.2 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 Application Apple Cups 1.2 B2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 Application Apple Cups 1.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 Application Apple Cups 1.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
55 Application Apple Cups 1.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
56 Application Apple Cups 1.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
57 Application Apple Cups 1.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
58 Application Apple Cups 1.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
59 Application Apple Cups 1.2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
60 Application Apple Cups 1.2.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
61 Application Apple Cups 1.2.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
62 Application Apple Cups 1.2.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
63 Application Apple Cups 1.2.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
64 Application Apple Cups 1.2.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
65 Application Apple Cups 1.2.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
66 Application Apple Cups 1.3 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
67 Application Apple Cups 1.3 B1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
68 Application Apple Cups 1.3 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
69 Application Apple Cups 1.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
70 Application Apple Cups 1.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
71 Application Apple Cups 1.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
72 Application Apple Cups 1.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
73 Application Apple Cups 1.3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
74 Application Apple Cups 1.3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
75 Application Apple Cups 1.3.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
76 Application Apple Cups 1.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apple Cups 76

- References For CVE-2008-0053

http://secunia.com/advisories/29573
SECUNIA 29573
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307562 CONFIRM
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-04/msg00003.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:020
http://secunia.com/advisories/29603
SECUNIA 29603
http://secunia.com/advisories/29630
SECUNIA 29630
http://secunia.com/advisories/29634
SECUNIA 29634
http://secunia.com/advisories/29655
SECUNIA 29655
http://secunia.com/advisories/29659
SECUNIA 29659
http://secunia.com/advisories/29750
SECUNIA 29750
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1625
DEBIAN DSA-1625
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200804-01.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200804-01
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-April/msg00105.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-2897
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/41272
XF macos-cups-inputvalidation-unspecified(41272)
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0924/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-0924
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-598-1
UBUNTU USN-598-1
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019672
SECTRACK 1019672
http://secunia.com/advisories/31324
SECUNIA 31324
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:081
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:081
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0192.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0192
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0206.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0206
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28304
BID 28304 RETIRED: Apple Mac OS X 2008-002 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-03-22
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28334
BID 28334 CUPS Multiple Unspecified Input Validation Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-08-01
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-079A.html
CERT TA08-079A
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Mar/msg00001.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-03-18
http://secunia.com/advisories/29420
SECUNIA 29420

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-0053

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


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