Executive Summary



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Informations
Name CVE-2008-3640 First vendor Publication 2008-10-14
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2018-10-03

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
 
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 6.8 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 6.4 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 8.6 Authentication None Required
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Detail

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.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-3640

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-189 Numeric Errors (CWE/SANS Top 25)

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10266
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10266
Title: 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.
Description: 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.
Family: unix Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2008-3640
Version: 5
Platform(s): Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
CentOS Linux 3
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
CentOS Linux 4
Oracle Linux 4
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
CentOS Linux 5
Oracle Linux 5
Product(s):
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application 79

OpenVAS Exploits

Date Description
2011-08-09 Name : CentOS Update for cups CESA-2009:0308 centos3 i386
File : nvt/gb_CESA-2009_0308_cups_centos3_i386.nasl
2009-10-13 Name : SLES10: Security update for CUPS
File : nvt/sles10_cups3.nasl
2009-10-10 Name : SLES9: Security update for CUPS
File : nvt/sles9p5036560.nasl
2009-04-28 Name : Fedora Core 9 FEDORA-2009-3753 (cups)
File : nvt/fcore_2009_3753.nasl
2009-04-09 Name : Mandriva Update for cups MDVSA-2008:211 (cups)
File : nvt/gb_mandriva_MDVSA_2008_211.nasl
2009-03-23 Name : Ubuntu Update for cupsys vulnerabilities USN-656-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_656_1.nasl
2009-03-06 Name : RedHat Update for cups RHSA-2008:0937-01
File : nvt/gb_RHSA-2008_0937-01_cups.nasl
2009-02-27 Name : CentOS Update for cups CESA-2008:0937 centos3 i386
File : nvt/gb_CESA-2008_0937_cups_centos3_i386.nasl
2009-02-27 Name : CentOS Update for cups CESA-2008:0937 centos3 x86_64
File : nvt/gb_CESA-2008_0937_cups_centos3_x86_64.nasl
2009-02-27 Name : CentOS Update for cups CESA-2008:0937 centos4 i386
File : nvt/gb_CESA-2008_0937_cups_centos4_i386.nasl
2009-02-27 Name : CentOS Update for cups CESA-2008:0937 centos4 x86_64
File : nvt/gb_CESA-2008_0937_cups_centos4_x86_64.nasl
2009-02-23 Name : RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2009:0308
File : nvt/RHSA_2009_0308.nasl
2009-02-23 Name : CentOS Security Advisory CESA-2009:0308 (cups)
File : nvt/ovcesa2009_0308.nasl
2009-02-17 Name : Fedora Update for cups FEDORA-2008-8801
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2008_8801_cups_fc8.nasl
2009-02-17 Name : Fedora Update for cups FEDORA-2008-8844
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2008_8844_cups_fc9.nasl
2009-02-16 Name : Fedora Update for cups FEDORA-2008-10911
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2008_10911_cups_fc8.nasl
2009-02-16 Name : Fedora Update for cups FEDORA-2008-10917
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2008_10917_cups_fc9.nasl
2008-12-23 Name : Gentoo Security Advisory GLSA 200812-11 (cups)
File : nvt/glsa_200812_11.nasl
2008-11-01 Name : Debian Security Advisory DSA 1656-1 (cupsys)
File : nvt/deb_1656_1.nasl
2008-11-01 Name : FreeBSD Ports: cups-base
File : nvt/freebsd_cups-base6.nasl
2008-10-14 Name : CUPS Multiple Vulnerabilities - Oct08
File : nvt/gb_cups_mult_vuln_oct08.nasl
0000-00-00 Name : Slackware Advisory SSA:2008-312-01 cups
File : nvt/esoft_slk_ssa_2008_312_01.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
49132 CUPS texttops WriteProlog Function Crafted PostScript File Handling Overflow

Snort® IPS/IDS

Date Description
2014-01-10 Apple CUPS Text to PostScript Filter Integer Overflow attempt
RuleID : 17535 - Revision : 10 - Type : SERVER-OTHER

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2013-07-12 Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2009-0308.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-07-12 Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2008-0937.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-08-01 Name : The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : sl_20090219_cups_on_SL3_x.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-08-01 Name : The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : sl_20081010_cups_on_SL3_x.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-09-24 Name : The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.
File : suse9_12261.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-07-21 Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_11_0_cups-081002.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-04-23 Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-656-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-04-23 Name : The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandriva_MDVSA-2008-211.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-02-20 Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2009-0308.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-02-20 Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2009-0308.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-12-11 Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-200812-11.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-11-09 Name : The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.
File : Slackware_SSA_2008-312-01.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-10-21 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-1656.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-10-16 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2008-8844.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-10-16 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2008-8801.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-10-13 Name : The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
File : freebsd_pkg_ce29ce1d971a11ddab7e001c2514716c.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-10-10 Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2008-0937.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-10-10 Name : The remote printer service is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.
File : cups_1_3_9.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-10-10 Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2008-0937.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-10-07 Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_cups-5652.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-10-07 Name : The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.
File : suse_cups-5653.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31690
CONFIRM http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-470.htm
http://www.cups.org/articles.php?L575
http://www.cups.org/str.php?L2919
DEBIAN http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1656
FEDORA https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-October/msg00331...
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-October/msg00380...
GENTOO http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200812-11.xml
IDEFENSE http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=752
MANDRIVA http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:211
OVAL https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.ova...
REDHAT http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0937.html
SECTRACK http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021034
SECUNIA http://secunia.com/advisories/32084
http://secunia.com/advisories/32226
http://secunia.com/advisories/32284
http://secunia.com/advisories/32292
http://secunia.com/advisories/32316
http://secunia.com/advisories/32331
http://secunia.com/advisories/33085
http://secunia.com/advisories/33111
SUNALERT http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-261088-1
SUSE http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-10/msg00006.html
UBUNTU https://usn.ubuntu.com/656-1/
VUPEN http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2782
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3401
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1568
XF https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45790

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