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The is_path_absolute function in scheduler/client.c for the daemon in CUPS before 1.1.23 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption by tight loop) via a "..\.." URL in an HTTP request.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9774

The is_path_absolute function in scheduler/client.c for the daemon in CUPS before 1.1.23 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption by tight loop) via a "..\.." URL in an HTTP request.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 4
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2005-2874
Product(s):