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180 Days



This vulnerability is 11 years 2 months and 19 days old and there are presently no exploits available for the it. The vulnerability itself is over a year old, and while there are presently no publicly known exploits available for it, the vulnerability should be patched within the next three months.



The remote printer service is prone to a buffer overflow attack.


Vulnerability Description

According to its banner, the version of CUPS installed on the remote host fails to check the text-length field in the 'ippReadIO()' function in 'cups/ipp.c'. Using a specially crafted request with an IPP (Internet Printing Protocol) tag such as 'textWithLanguage' or 'nameWithLanguage' and an overly large text-length value, a remote attacker may be able to leverage this issue to execute arbitrary code on the affected system.



Upgrade to CUPS version 1.3.4 or later.


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CVE References

CVE-2007-4351 NIST | MITRE | CVEDetails


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