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Common Unix Printing System (CUPS) 1.1.14 through 1.1.17 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code by causing negative arguments to be fed into memcpy() calls via HTTP requests with (1) a negative Content-Length value or (2) a negative length in a chunked transfer encoding.
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Date Entry Created
20021216 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Modified (20071220)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(3) Cole, Cox, Green
NOOP(1) Christey
Comments (Legacy)
 Christey> MANDRAKE:MDKSA-2003:001

Proposed (Legacy)
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