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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-1373

Buffer overflow in the gif_read_lzw function in CUPS 1.3.6 allows remote attackers to have an unknown impact via a GIF file with a large code_size value, a similar issue to CVE-2006-4484.
Publish Date : 2008-04-03 Last Update Date : 2018-10-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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 User
Vulnerability Type(s) Overflow
CWE ID 119

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
AV:A/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P 2008-03-20 2008-04-01
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Buffer overflow in the gif_read_lzw function in CUPS 1.3.6 allows remote attackers to have an unknown impact via a GIF f... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11479 unix
CVE-2008-1373 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
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-2008-1373

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Easy Software Products Cups 1.3.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Easy Software Products Cups 1

- References For CVE-2008-1373
BUGTRAQ 20080404 rPSA-2008-0136-1 cups
XF cups-gifreadlzw-bo(41587)
VUPEN ADV-2008-1059
SECTRACK 1019739
BID 28544 CUPS 'gif_read_lzw()' GIF File Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2008-08-01
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0206
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0192
GENTOO GLSA-200804-01
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:020

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-1373

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