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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-4351

Off-by-one error in the ippReadIO function in cups/ipp.c in CUPS 1.3.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted (1) textWithLanguage or (2) nameWithLanguage Internet Printing Protocol (IPP) tag, leading to a stack-based buffer overflow.
Publish Date : 2007-10-31 Last Update Date : 2018-10-03
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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) Denial Of ServiceOverflow
CWE ID 189

- Vendor Statements

Vulnerable. This issue affected the CUPS packages in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. This issue also affected the versions of CUPS packages in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4, but exploitation would only lead to a possible denial of service. Updates are available from
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2007-10-22 2007-10-31
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-1407-1 cupsys - buffer overflow with arbitrary code execution oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18743 unix
ELSA-2007:1020: cups security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22661 unix
Off-by-one error in the ippReadIO function in cups/ipp.c in CUPS 1.3.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of serv... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10604 unix
RHSA-2007:1020: cups security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20071020 unix
RHSA-2007:1022: cups security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20071022 unix
RHSA-2007:1023: cups security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20071023 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-2007-4351

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Cups Cups 1.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Cups Cups 1

- References For CVE-2007-4351
XF cups-ippreadio-bo(38190)
VUPEN ADV-2007-4238
BID 26268 CUPS IPP Tag Handling Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2008-06-26
SECTRACK 1018879
VUPEN ADV-2007-3681
CERT TA07-352A
REDHAT RHSA-2007:1020
REDHAT RHSA-2007:1022
SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:058
CERT-VN VU#446897
CISCO 20080625 Wide Area Application Services (WAAS) Common UNIX Printing System (CUPS) Vulnerability
SLACKWARE SSA:2007-305-01
APPLE APPLE-SA-2007-12-17

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-4351

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