CVE-2010-0542

NameCVE-2010-0542
DescriptionThe _WriteProlog function in texttops.c in texttops in the Text Filter subsystem in CUPS before 1.4.4 does not check the return values of certain calloc calls, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference or heap memory corruption) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted file.
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-2176-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
cups (PTS)buster2.2.10-6+deb10u5fixed
buster (security)2.2.10-6+deb10u6fixed
bullseye2.3.3op2-3+deb11u1fixed
bullseye (security)2.3.3op2-3+deb11u2fixed
bookworm, sid2.4.2-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
cupssourcelenny1.3.8-1+lenny9DSA-2176-1
cupssource(unstable)1.4.4-1

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