Upstream information

CVE-2009-0577 at MITRE

Description

Integer overflow in the WriteProlog function in texttops in CUPS 1.1.17 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 3 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted PostScript file that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2008-3640.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.8
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 570659 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

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