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The ippReadIO function in cups/ipp.c in cupsd in CUPS before 1.3.10 does not properly initialize memory for IPP request packets which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and daemon crash) via a scheduler request with two consecutive IPP_TAG_UNSUPPORTED tags.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9631

The ippReadIO function in cups/ipp.c in cupsd in CUPS before 1.3.10 does not properly initialize memory for IPP request packets which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and daemon crash) via a scheduler request with two consecutive IPP_TAG_UNSUPPORTED tags.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
  • CentOS Linux 3
  • CentOS Linux 5
  • Oracle Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • Oracle Linux 4
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-0949
Product(s):