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Alpine Linux: CVE-2017-18190: cups A localhost.localdomain whitelist entry in valid_host

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2017-18190: cups A localhost.localdomain whitelist entry in valid_host

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
02/16/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/06/2018
Modified
12/04/2019

Description

A localhost.localdomain whitelist entry in valid_host() in scheduler/client.c in CUPS before 2.2.2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary IPP commands by sending POST requests to the CUPS daemon in conjunction with DNS rebinding. The localhost.localdomain name is often resolved via a DNS server (neither the OS nor the web browser is responsible for ensuring that localhost.localdomain is 127.0.0.1).

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-cups

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