CVE-2008-3640

NameCVE-2008-3640
DescriptionInteger overflow in the WriteProlog function in texttops in CUPS before 1.3.9 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted PostScript file that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1656-1
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
cups (PTS)stretch2.2.1-8+deb9u6fixed
stretch (security)2.2.1-8+deb9u2fixed
buster2.2.10-6+deb10u4fixed
bullseye2.3.3op2-3+deb11u1fixed
bookworm, sid2.3.3op2-7fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
cupssource(unstable)1.3.8-1lenny2medium
cupsyssourceetch1.2.7-4etch5DSA-1656-1
cupsyssource(unstable)(unfixed)

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