Integer overflow in the WriteProlog function in texttops in CUPS before 1.3.9 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted PostScript file that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.
Published 2008-10-14 21:10:36
Updated 2018-10-03 21:55:32
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: OverflowExecute code

Threat overview for CVE-2008-3640

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2008-3640
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 631
IPs affected by CVE-2008-3640 2,960
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2008-3640

84.99%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 98 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2008-3640

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.8
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
8.6
6.4
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2008-3640

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2008-3640

Products affected by CVE-2008-3640

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