Rapid7 Vulnerability & Exploit Database

CUPS Malformed HTTP Request Denial Of Service Vulnerability 2

Back to Search

CUPS Malformed HTTP Request Denial Of Service Vulnerability 2

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
09/13/2005
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/15/2005
Modified
07/31/2012

Description

A remote attacker can cause certain versions of the CUPS HTTP service to stop responding by sending a malformed GET request. Successful exploitation causes the daemon to hang and consume 100% of the CPU.

Solution(s)

  • cups-upgrade-1_1_23

With Rapid7 live dashboards, I have a clear view of all the assets on my network, which ones can be exploited, and what I need to do in order to reduce the risk in my environment in real-time. No other tool gives us that kind of value and insight.

– Scott Cheney, Manager of Information Security, Sierra View Medical Center

;