ID CVE-2008-5183
Summary cupsd in CUPS 1.3.9 and earlier allows local users, and possibly remote attackers, to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) by adding a large number of RSS Subscriptions, which triggers a NULL pointer dereference. NOTE: this issue can be triggered remotely by leveraging CVE-2008-5184.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.5-1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.5-1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.5-2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.5-2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.6-1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.6-1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.6-2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.6-2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.6-3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.6-3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.9-1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.9-1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.10-1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.10-1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.19:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.19:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.19:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.19:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.19:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.19:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.19:rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.19:rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.19:rc5:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.19:rc5:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.20:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.20:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.20:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.20:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.20:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.20:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.20:rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.20:rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.20:rc5:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.20:rc5:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.20:rc6:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.20:rc6:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.21:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.21:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.21:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.21:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.22:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.22:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.22:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.22:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.22:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.22:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.23:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.23:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.23:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.23:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2:b1:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2:b1:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2:b2:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2:b2:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.3:b1:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.3:b1:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.3:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.3:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.3:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.3:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.3.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.3.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.3.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.3.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.3.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.3.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.3.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.3.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 4.3 (as of 29-09-2017 - 01:32)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-399
CAPEC
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
NETWORK MEDIUM NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
NONE NONE PARTIAL
cvss-vector via4 AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
oval via4
accepted 2013-04-29T04:06:53.503-04:00
class vulnerability
contributors
  • name Aharon Chernin
    organization SCAP.com, LLC
  • name Dragos Prisaca
    organization G2, Inc.
definition_extensions
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11414
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is CentOS Linux 5.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15802
  • comment Oracle Linux 5.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15459
description cupsd in CUPS 1.3.9 and earlier allows local users, and possibly remote attackers, to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) by adding a large number of RSS Subscriptions, which triggers a NULL pointer dereference. NOTE: this issue can be triggered remotely by leveraging CVE-2008-5184.
family unix
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10586
status accepted
submitted 2010-07-09T03:56:16-04:00
title cupsd in CUPS 1.3.9 and earlier allows local users, and possibly remote attackers, to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) by adding a large number of RSS Subscriptions, which triggers a NULL pointer dereference. NOTE: this issue can be triggered remotely by leveraging CVE-2008-5184.
version 18
redhat via4
advisories
bugzilla
id 473901
title CVE-2008-5183 cups: DoS (daemon crash) caused by the large number of subscriptions
oval
OR
  • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux must be installed
    oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070304026
  • AND
    • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is installed
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070331005
    • OR
      • AND
        • comment cups is earlier than 1:1.2.4-11.18.el5_2.3
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20081029001
        • comment cups is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070123009
      • AND
        • comment cups-devel is earlier than 1:1.2.4-11.18.el5_2.3
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20081029003
        • comment cups-devel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070123011
      • AND
        • comment cups-libs is earlier than 1:1.2.4-11.18.el5_2.3
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20081029005
        • comment cups-libs is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070123013
      • AND
        • comment cups-lpd is earlier than 1:1.2.4-11.18.el5_2.3
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20081029007
        • comment cups-lpd is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070123015
rhsa
id RHSA-2008:1029
released 2008-12-15
severity Moderate
title RHSA-2008:1029: cups security update (Moderate)
rpms
  • cups-1:1.2.4-11.18.el5_2.3
  • cups-debuginfo-1:1.2.4-11.18.el5_2.3
  • cups-devel-1:1.2.4-11.18.el5_2.3
  • cups-libs-1:1.2.4-11.18.el5_2.3
  • cups-lpd-1:1.2.4-11.18.el5_2.3
refmap via4
apple APPLE-SA-2009-02-12
bid 32419
confirm
debian DSA-2176
exploit-db 7150
mandriva MDVSA-2009:028
misc
mlist
  • [oss-security] 20081119 CVE request: CUPS DoS via RSS subscriptions
  • [oss-security] 20081119 Re: CVE request: CUPS DoS via RSS subscriptions
  • [oss-security] 20081120 Re: CVE request: CUPS DoS via RSS subscriptions
sectrack 1021396
secunia
  • 33937
  • 43521
suse SUSE-SR:2008:026
vupen
  • ADV-2009-0422
  • ADV-2011-0535
xf cups-rss-dos(46684)
Last major update 29-09-2017 - 01:32
Published 21-11-2008 - 02:30
Last modified 29-09-2017 - 01:32
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