The Common UNIX Printing System (CUPS) provides a portable printing layer for UNIX(R) operating systems.
A flaw was discovered in the handling of PDF files. An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause CUPS to crash or potentially execute arbitrary code when printed. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2007-5393 to this issue.
A flaw was discovered in the way CUPS handles certain IPP tags. A remote attacker who is able to connect to the IPP TCP port could send a malicious request causing the CUPS daemon to crash. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2007-4351 to this issue.
A flaw was found in the way CUPS handled SSL negotiation. A remote attacker capable of connecting to the CUPS daemon could cause CUPS to crash. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2007-4045 to this issue.
More information about these vulnerabilities can be found in the security advisory issued by Red Hat Linux:
|Product:||Affected Version(s):||Risk Level:||Actions:|
|Avaya AES||3.1.3||Low||See recommended actions below. This issue will be addressed in accordance with Avaya's Product Security Vulnerability Response Policy|
For all system products which use vulnerable versions of cups, Avaya recommends that customers restrict local and network access to the server. This restriction should be enforced through the use of physical security, firewalls, ACLs, VPNs, and other generally-accepted networking practices until such time as an update becomes available and can be installed.
Avaya software-only products operate on general-purpose operating systems. Occasionally vulnerabilities may be discovered in the underlying operating system or applications that come with the operating system. These vulnerabilities often do not impact the software-only product directly but may threaten the integrity of the underlying platform.
In the case of this advisory Avaya software-only products are not affected by the vulnerability directly but the underlying Linux platform may be. Customers should determine on which Linux operating system the product was installed and then follow that vendor's guidance.
|CVLAN||Depending on the Operating System provided by customers, the affected package may be installed on the underlying Operating System supporting the CVLAN application. The CVLAN application does not require the software described in this advisory.|
|Avaya Integrated Management Suite (IMS)||Depending on the Operating System provided by customers, the affected package may be installed on the underlying Operating System supporting the IMS application. The IMS application does not require the software described in this advisory.|
In the event that the affected package is installed, Avaya recommends that customers follow recommended actions supplied by Red Hat Linux.
Additional information may also be available via the Avaya support website and through your Avaya account representative. Please contact your Avaya product support representative, or dial 1-800-242-2121, with any questions.
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V 1.0 - November 19, 2007 - Initial Statement issued.
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