CVE-2008-5286

NameCVE-2008-5286
DescriptionInteger overflow in the _cupsImageReadPNG function in CUPS 1.1.17 through 1.3.9 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a PNG image with a large height value, which bypasses a validation check and triggers a buffer overflow.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1677-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs507183

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
cups (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy1.5.3-5+deb7u6fixed
jessie (security), jessie1.7.5-11+deb8u1fixed
stretch, sid2.2.0-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
cupssource(unstable)1.3.8-1lenny4medium507183
cupsyssourceetch1.2.7-4etch6highDSA-1677-1

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