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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 : 2017-07-28
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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 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:
Source: Redhat

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-1437-1 cupsys oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18490 unix
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- 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
XF cups-asn1getstring-bo(39101)
CERT TA07-352A
VUPEN ADV-2007-4238
XF macos-snmp-bo(39097)
VUPEN ADV-2007-4242
BID 26917 Common UNIX Printing System SNMP 'asn1_get_string()' Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2008-02-07
BID 26910 Apple Mac OS X v10.5.1 2007-009 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-01-07
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:002
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:002
APPLE APPLE-SA-2007-12-17

- Vulnerability Conditions

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

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-5849

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