CVE-2008-5183

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General

Score:4.3/10.0
Severity:Low
Category:Resource Management Error
Exploit:Available

Impact Metrics

Confidentiality:None
Integrity:None
Availability:Partial

Exploitability Metrics

Access Vector:Network
Access Complexity:Medium
Authentication:None

Relative vulnerabilities

CVE-2006-1861, CVE-2006-3467, CVE-2007-1351, CVE-2007-1352, CVE-2007-1667, CVE-2007-4565, CVE-2007-4965, CVE-2008-1377, CVE-2008-1379, CVE-2008-1679, CVE-2008-1721, CVE-2008-1806, CVE-2008-1807, CVE-2008-1808, CVE-2008-1887, CVE-2008-1927, CVE-2008-2315, CVE-2008-2316, CVE-2008-2360, CVE-2008-2361, CVE-2008-2362, CVE-2008-2379, CVE-2008-2711, CVE-2008-3142, CVE-2008-3144, CVE-2008-3663, CVE-2008-4864, CVE-2008-5031, CVE-2008-5050, CVE-2008-5314, CVE-2009-0009, CVE-2009-0011, CVE-2009-0012, CVE-2009-0013, CVE-2009-0014, CVE-2009-0015, CVE-2009-0017, CVE-2009-0018, CVE-2009-0019, CVE-2009-0020, CVE-2009-0137, CVE-2009-0138, CVE-2009-0139, CVE-2009-0140, CVE-2009-0141, CVE-2009-0142, CVE-2009-3553, CVE-2010-0540, CVE-2010-0542, CVE-2010-1748, CVE-2010-2431, CVE-2010-2432, CVE-2010-2941

Published on 21/11/08 - Updated on 29/09/17

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.

Category: Resource Management Error

CWE-399 (Resource Management Errors)
Weaknesses in this category are related to improper management of system resources.

Security Notices

US National Vulnerability DatabaseCVE-2008-5183
Agence Nationale de la Sécurité des Systèmes d'Information CERTA-2009-AVI-068
CentOS CESA-2008:1029
Debian DSA-2176-1
Redhat RHSA-2008:1029
Renater 2009/VULN046, 2011/VULN168

Exploits

Exploit-DBEDB-7150
SecurityFocusBID-32419

Relative technologies

VendorProduct
applecups

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