Intrusion Prevention

CUPS.Text-to-PostScript.Texttops.Filter.Integer.Overflow

Description

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

Affected Products

CUPS versions prior to 1.3.9

Impact

System Compromise

Recommended Actions

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

CVE References

CVE-2008-3640