Improper Input Validation

Affecting cups package, versions *

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Overview

The browsing feature in the server in CUPS does not filter ANSI escape sequences from shared printer names, which might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted printer name.

References

CVSS Score

8.8
high severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    Required
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    High
  • Integrity
    High
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVE
CVE-2014-8166
CWE
CWE-20
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN8-CUPS-364632
Disclosed
12 Jan, 2018
Published
12 Jan, 2018