CVE-2002-1372

NameCVE-2002-1372
DescriptionCommon Unix Printing System (CUPS) 1.1.14 through 1.1.17 does not properly check the return values of various file and socket operations, which could allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service (resource exhaustion) by causing file descriptors to be assigned and not released, as demonstrated by fanta.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-232
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
cups (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)1.5.3-5+deb7u6fixed
jessie1.7.5-11+deb8u2fixed
jessie (security)1.7.5-11+deb8u1fixed
stretch2.2.1-8fixed
buster, sid2.2.6-2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
cupssource(unstable)1.1.18-1medium
cupsyssource(unstable)1.1.18-1medium
cupsyssourcewoody1.1.14-4.3mediumDSA-232

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