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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-5183 (1 public exploit)

cupsd in CUPS 1.3.9 and earlier allows local users, and possibly remote attackers, to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) by adding a large number of RSS Subscriptions, which triggers a NULL pointer dereference. NOTE: this issue can be triggered remotely by leveraging CVE-2008-5184.
Publish Date : 2008-11-20 Last Update Date : 2011-03-17
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.3
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 399

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2008-11-19 2008-11-15
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
cupsd in CUPS 1.3.9 and earlier allows local users, and possibly remote attackers, to cause a denial of service (daemon ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10586 unix
CVE-2008-5183 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20085183 unix
DSA-2176-1 cups -- several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12954 unix
ELSA-2008:1029: cups security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22728 unix
RHSA-2008:1029: cups security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20081029 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-2008-5183

# 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 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Apple Cups 1.1.5-1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Apple Cups 1.1.5-2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Apple Cups 1.1.6-3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Apple Cups 1.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Apple Cups 1.1.6-2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Apple Cups 1.1.6-1 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 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Apple Cups 1.1.9-1 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 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Apple Cups 1.1.19 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Apple Cups 1.1.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Apple Cups 1.1.19 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Apple Cups 1.1.19 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Apple Cups 1.1.19 RC5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Apple Cups 1.1.20 RC1 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 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Apple Cups 1.1.20 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Apple Cups 1.1.20 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 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application Apple Cups 1.1.22 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application Apple Cups 1.1.22 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 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 Application Apple Cups 1.2 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 Application Apple Cups 1.2 B2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 Application Apple Cups 1.2 B1 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 B1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
67 Application Apple Cups 1.3 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
68 Application Apple Cups 1.3 RC2 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 1.3.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
76 Application Apple Cups 1.3.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apple Cups 76

- References For CVE-2008-5183

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32419
BID 32419 CUPS 'cupsd' RSS Subscriptions NULL Pointer Dereference Local Denial Of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2009-02-13
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-1029.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:1029
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/11/20/1
MLIST [oss-security] 20081120 Re: CVE request: CUPS DoS via RSS subscriptions
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/11/19/4
MLIST [oss-security] 20081119 Re: CVE request: CUPS DoS via RSS subscriptions
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/11/19/3
MLIST [oss-security] 20081119 CVE request: CUPS DoS via RSS subscriptions
Exploit! http://www.milw0rm.com/exploits/7150
MILW0RM 7150
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:028
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2009:028
http://www.gnucitizen.org/blog/pwning-ubuntu-via-cups/
http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2176
DEBIAN DSA-2176
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3438 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/43521
SECUNIA 43521
http://secunia.com/advisories/33937
SECUNIA 33937
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-11/msg00002.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:026
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Feb/msg00000.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-02-12
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/cups/+bug/298241 CONFIRM
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0422
VUPEN ADV-2009-0422
http://lab.gnucitizen.org/projects/cups-0day
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021396
SECTRACK 1021396
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0535
VUPEN ADV-2011-0535
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/46684
XF cups-rss-dos(46684)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-5183

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


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