Upstream information

CVE-2008-0596 at MITRE

Description

Memory leak in CUPS before 1.1.22, and possibly other versions, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and daemon crash) via a large number of requests to add and remove shared printers.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 363919 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Open Enterprise Server
  • cups >= 1.1.20-108.48
  • cups-client >= 1.1.20-108.48
  • cups-devel >= 1.1.20-108.48
  • cups-libs >= 1.1.20-108.48
core9.s390
sled10.x86
sles10.s390x
ZYPP Patch Nr: 5063
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
  • cups >= 1.1.20-108.48
  • cups-client >= 1.1.20-108.48
  • cups-devel >= 1.1.20-108.48
  • cups-libs >= 1.1.20-108.48
  • cups-libs-32bit >= 9-200803040015
core9.s390
sled10.x86
sles10.s390x
ZYPP Patch Nr: 5063
SUSE LINUX 10.1
  • cups >= 1.1.23-40.38
  • cups-client >= 1.1.23-40.38
  • cups-devel >= 1.1.23-40.38
  • cups-libs >= 1.1.23-40.38
  • cups-libs-32bit >= 1.1.23-40.38
  • cups-libs-64bit >= 1.1.23-40.38