Easy Software Products CUPS up to 1.1.20 integer coercion

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A vulnerability classified as critical has been found in Easy Software Products CUPS (Printing Software). Affected is an unknown code block. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a integer coercion vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-192. Integer coercion refers to a set of flaws pertaining to the type casting, extension, or truncation of primitive data types. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

The patch for integer overflow vulnerabilities in Xpdf 2.0 and 3.0 (CVE-2004-0888) is incomplete for 64-bit architectures on certain Linux distributions such as Red Hat, which could leave Xpdf users exposed to the original vulnerabilities.

The weakness was released 04/27/2005 by Chris Evans (Website). The advisory is available at mandriva.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2005-0206 since 02/01/2005. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 17149 (RHEL 3 : cups (RHSA-2005:132)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Red Hat Local Security Checks.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (17818), Tenable (17149), SecurityFocus (BID 11501†) and Vulnerability Center (SBV-7074†).







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Class: Integer coercion
CWE: CWE-192 / CWE-189

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Nessus ID: 17149
Nessus Name: RHEL 3 : cups (RHSA-2005:132)
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OpenVAS ID: 880127
OpenVAS Name: Centreon command_name Parameter Remote Command Execution Vulnerability
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10/21/2004 🔍
02/01/2005 +103 days 🔍
02/18/2005 +17 days 🔍
04/27/2005 +68 days 🔍
04/27/2005 +0 days 🔍
03/10/2015 +3604 days 🔍
07/07/2024 +3407 days 🔍


Advisory: mandriva.com
Researcher: Chris Evans
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2005-0206 (🔍)

X-Force: 17818
SecurityFocus: 11501 - Xpdf PDFTOPS Multiple Integer Overflow Vulnerabilities
Vulnerability Center: 7074


Created: 03/10/2015 11:05 PM
Updated: 07/07/2024 05:28 PM
Changes: 03/10/2015 11:05 PM (57), 04/13/2017 12:26 PM (6), 07/01/2021 03:52 PM (2), 07/07/2024 05:28 PM (16)
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