Bug 1823964 (CVE-2020-3898) - CVE-2020-3898 cups: heap based buffer overflow in libcups's ppdFindOption() in ppd-mark.c
Summary: CVE-2020-3898 cups: heap based buffer overflow in libcups's ppdFindOption() i...
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Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2020-3898
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1825254 1825253 1826330
Blocks: 1823965
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2020-04-14 21:54 UTC by msiddiqu
Modified: 2020-10-12 07:54 UTC (History)
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Description msiddiqu 2020-04-14 21:54:47 UTC
A heap-based buffer overflow was discovered in in libcups's ppdFindOption() function in ppd-mark.c:430. The issue can be reproduced by loading a crafted ppd file and calling the ppdMarkDefaults() libcups API function.

Comment 1 msiddiqu 2020-04-14 21:54:51 UTC
Acknowledgments:

Name: Apple Product Security
Upstream: Stephan Zeisberg (Security Research Labs)

Comment 14 Stefan Cornelius 2020-04-21 12:55:24 UTC
Public:
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT211100

Comment 15 Stefan Cornelius 2020-04-21 12:55:47 UTC
Created cups tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1826330]


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