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CUPS Malformed Request Denial Of Service Vulnerability

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CUPS Malformed Request Denial Of Service Vulnerability

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
06/16/2003
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/01/2004
Modified
07/31/2012

Description

A remote attacker can cause certain versions of the CUPS HTTP service to stop responding by sending a malformed URL. Though the service does not crash, the attacker needs only to send a few bytes to cause the daemon to hang for over sixty seconds.

Solution(s)

  • cups-upgrade-1_1_19

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