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

Product: OpenSolaris

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

State: Resolved
First released: 07-Jan-2010
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