Intrusion Prevention

CUPS.SGI.Image.Format.Decoding.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a buffer-overflow vulnerability in Apple's Common Unix Printing System (CUPS).
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles a specially crafted SGI image format file. It allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.

Affected Products

CUPS prior to 1.3.9

Impact

System Compromise

Recommended Actions

Update to version 1.3.9:
http://www.cups.org/.

CVE References

CVE-2008-3639