remote privilege escalation in cups

ID SUSE-SA:2002:005
Type suse
Reporter Suse
Modified 2002-02-25T12:45:45


The well known Common Unix Printing System (CUPS) was found vulnerable to a buffer overflow in the Internet Printing Protocol (IPP) handling code. The buffer overflow could be exploited by a remote attacker as long as their IP address is allowed to connect to the CUPS server.