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CVE-2005-2874

CVE-2005-2874

Severity Score

5.0

Access Vector

NETWORK

Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

Summary

The is_path_absolute function in scheduler/client.c for the daemon in CUPS before 1.1.23 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption by tight loop) via a "..\.." URL in an HTTP request.

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