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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE glsa SYSTEM "http://www.gentoo.org/dtd/glsa.dtd">
<glsa id="200812-11">
  <title>CUPS: Multiple vulnerabilities</title>
  <synopsis>
    Several remotely exploitable bugs have been found in CUPS, which allow
    remote execution of arbitrary code.
  </synopsis>
  <product type="ebuild">cups</product>
  <announced>2008-12-10</announced>
  <revised>2008-12-10: 01</revised>
  <bug>238976</bug>
  <bug>249727</bug>
  <access>remote</access>
  <affected>
    <package name="net-print/cups" auto="yes" arch="*">
      <unaffected range="ge">1.3.9-r1</unaffected>
      <vulnerable range="lt">1.3.9-r1</vulnerable>
    </package>
  </affected>
  <background>
    <p>
    CUPS is the Common Unix Printing System.
    </p>
  </background>
  <description>
    <p>
    Several buffer overflows were found in:
    </p>
    <ul>
    <li>
    The read_rle16 function in imagetops (CVE-2008-3639, found by
    regenrecht, reported via ZDI)
    </li>
    <li>
    The WriteProlog function in texttops (CVE-2008-3640, found by
    regenrecht, reported via ZDI)
    </li>
    <li>
    The Hewlett-Packard Graphics Language (HPGL) filter (CVE-2008-3641,
    found by regenrecht, reported via iDefense)
    </li>
    <li>
    The _cupsImageReadPNG function (CVE-2008-5286, reported by iljavs)
    </li>
    </ul>
  </description>
  <impact type="high">
    <p>
    A remote attacker could send specially crafted input to a vulnerable
    server, resulting in the remote execution of arbitrary code with the
    privileges of the user running the server.
    </p>
  </impact>
  <workaround>
    <p>
    None this time.
    </p>
  </workaround>
  <resolution>
    <p>
    All CUPS users should upgrade to the latest version.
    </p>
    <code>
    # emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=net-print/cups-1.3.9-r1"</code>
  </resolution>
  <references>
    <uri link="https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-3639">CVE-2008-3639</uri>
    <uri link="https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-3640">CVE-2008-3640</uri>
    <uri link="https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-3641">CVE-2008-3641</uri>
    <uri link="https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-5286">CVE-2008-5286</uri>
  </references>
  <metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="2008-11-29T10:13:17Z">
    craig
  </metadata>
  <metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="2008-12-06T18:09:49Z">
    p-y
  </metadata>
</glsa>