CVE-2011-3170

NameCVE-2011-3170
DescriptionThe gif_read_lzw function in filter/image-gif.c in CUPS 1.4.8 and earlier does not properly handle the first code word in an LZW stream, which allows remote attackers to trigger a heap-based buffer overflow, and possibly execute arbitrary code, via a crafted stream, a different vulnerability than CVE-2011-2896.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2354-1
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)1.5.0-8medium
cupssourcelenny1.3.8-1+lenny10mediumDSA-2354-1
cupssourcesqueeze1.4.4-7+squeeze1mediumDSA-2354-1

Notes

This ID is for an incomplete fix for CVE-2011-2896

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