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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-0047

Heap-based buffer overflow in the cgiCompileSearch function in CUPS 1.3.5, and other versions including the version bundled with Apple Mac OS X 10.5.2, when printer sharing is enabled, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted search expressions.
Publish Date : 2008-03-18 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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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 Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P 2008-02-29 2008-03-18
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-1530 cupsys -- Several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7966 unix
DSA-1530-1 cupsys - multiple vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18674 unix
ELSA-2008:0192: cups security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22130 unix
Heap-based buffer overflow in the cgiCompileSearch function in CUPS 1.3.5, and other versions including the version bund... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10085 unix
RHSA-2008:0192: cups security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080192 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-2008-0047

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Cups Cups 1.3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Cups Cups 1

- References For CVE-2008-0047
VUPEN ADV-2008-0924
VUPEN ADV-2008-0921
CERT TA08-079A
SECTRACK 1019646
BID 28307 CUPS CGI Interface Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2008-06-16
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:015
GENTOO GLSA-200804-01
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0192
APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-03-18
IDEFENSE 20080318 Multiple Vendor CUPS CGI Heap Overflow Vulnerability CONFIRM

- Vulnerability Conditions

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

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-0047

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