Executive Summary

Informations
Name CVE-2010-0542 First vendor Publication 2010-06-21
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2017-09-19

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

The _WriteProlog function in texttops.c in texttops in the Text Filter subsystem in CUPS before 1.4.4 does not check the return values of certain calloc calls, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference or heap memory corruption) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted file.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-0542

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10365
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10365
Title: The _WriteProlog function in texttops.c in texttops in the Text Filter subsystem in CUPS before 1.4.4 does not check the return values of certain calloc calls, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference or heap memory corruption) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted file.
Description: The _WriteProlog function in texttops.c in texttops in the Text Filter subsystem in CUPS before 1.4.4 does not check the return values of certain calloc calls, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference or heap memory corruption) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted file.
Family: unix Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2010-0542
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 90

OpenVAS Exploits

Date Description
2012-08-10 Name : Gentoo Security Advisory GLSA 201207-10 (cups)
File : nvt/glsa_201207_10.nasl
2011-08-09 Name : CentOS Update for cups CESA-2010:0490 centos5 i386
File : nvt/gb_CESA-2010_0490_cups_centos5_i386.nasl
2011-03-09 Name : Debian Security Advisory DSA 2176-1 (cups)
File : nvt/deb_2176_1.nasl
2010-11-23 Name : Fedora Update for cups FEDORA-2010-17615
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2010_17615_cups_fc13.nasl
2010-11-23 Name : Fedora Update for cups FEDORA-2010-17627
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2010_17627_cups_fc12.nasl
2010-11-23 Name : Mandriva Update for cups MDVSA-2010:232 (cups)
File : nvt/gb_mandriva_MDVSA_2010_232.nasl
2010-08-20 Name : CentOS Update for cups CESA-2010:0490 centos3 i386
File : nvt/gb_CESA-2010_0490_cups_centos3_i386.nasl
2010-07-30 Name : Fedora Update for cups FEDORA-2010-10101
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2010_10101_cups_fc12.nasl
2010-07-02 Name : Fedora Update for cups FEDORA-2010-10388
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2010_10388_cups_fc13.nasl
2010-06-28 Name : Fedora Update for cups FEDORA-2010-10066
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2010_10066_cups_fc11.nasl
2010-06-25 Name : Ubuntu Update for cups, cupsys vulnerabilities USN-952-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_952_1.nasl
2010-06-21 Name : CUPS 'texttops' Filter NULL-pointer Dereference Vulnerability
File : nvt/gb_cups_40943.nasl
2010-06-18 Name : RedHat Update for cups RHSA-2010:0490-01
File : nvt/gb_RHSA-2010_0490-01_cups.nasl
0000-00-00 Name : Slackware Advisory SSA:2010-176-05 cups
File : nvt/esoft_slk_ssa_2010_176_05.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
65692 CUPS texttops.c _WriteProlog Function Memory Corruption

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2014-06-13 Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_11_3_cups-101124.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-07-12 Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2010-0490.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-08-01 Name : The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : sl_20100617_cups_on_SL3_x.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-07-10 Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-201207-10.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-05-28 Name : The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.
File : Slackware_SSA_2010-176-05.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-05-05 Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_11_1_cups-101124.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-05-05 Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_11_2_cups-101124.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-03-02 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-2176.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-12-06 Name : The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.
File : suse9_12665.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-12-06 Name : The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.
File : suse_11_cups-101119.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-12-06 Name : The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.
File : suse_cups-7244.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-11-16 Name : The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandriva_MDVSA-2010-232.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-07-27 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2010-10101.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-07-08 Name : The remote printer service is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.
File : cups_1_4_4.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-07-02 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2010-10388.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-07-01 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2010-10066.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-06-22 Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-952-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-06-21 Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2010-0490.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-06-18 Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2010-0490.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/40943
CONFIRM http://cups.org/articles.php?L596
http://cups.org/str.php?L3516
http://cups.org/strfiles/3516/str3516.patch
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=587746
DEBIAN http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2176
GENTOO http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201207-10.xml
MANDRIVA http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:232
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:234
OVAL https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.ova...
SECTRACK http://securitytracker.com/id?1024121
SECUNIA http://secunia.com/advisories/43521
SUSE http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-12/msg00000.html
VUPEN http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0535

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