Rule Category

SERVER-OTHER -- Snort has detected traffic exploiting vulnerabilities in a server in the network.

Alert Message

SERVER-OTHER Multiple vendors CUPS HPGL filter remote code execution attempt

Rule Explanation

The Hewlett-Packard Graphics Language (HPGL) filter in CUPS before 1.3.9 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted pen width and pen color opcodes that overwrite arbitrary memory. Impact: CVSS base score 10.0 CVSS impact score 10.0 CVSS exploitability score 10.0 confidentialityImpact COMPLETE integrityImpact COMPLETE availabilityImpact COMPLETE Details: Ease of Attack:

What To Look For

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives

Contributors

Talos research team. This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology. For more information see [nvd].

MITRE ATT&CK Framework

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Technique:

For reference, see the MITRE ATT&CK vulnerability types here: https://attack.mitre.org

CVE

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Rule Vulnerability

CVE Additional Information

CVE-2008-3641
The Hewlett-Packard Graphics Language (HPGL) filter in CUPS before 1.3.9 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted pen width and pen color opcodes that overwrite arbitrary memory.
Details
SeverityHIGH Base Score10.0
Impact Score10.0 Exploit Score10.0
Confidentiality ImpactCOMPLETE Integrity ImpactCOMPLETE
Availability ImpactCOMPLETE Access Vector
AuthenticationNONE Ease of Access