Sun Alert 275230 A "use-after-free" Vulnerability in the OpenSolaris Common Unix Printing System (CUPS) may Lead to a Denial of Service (DoS) Condition
By chandan on Jan 06, 2010
A "use-after-free" security vulnerability has been identified in theCommon Unix Printing System (CUPS) related to handling references inits file descriptors-handling interface. This vulnerability may allow alocal or remote unprivileged user to crash cupsd(8) via a speciallycrafted query to get the list of current print jobs for a specificprinter, resulting in a Denial of Service (DoS).
This issue is also described in the following document:
CVE-2009-3553 at: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-3553