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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-1244

Original release date: 03/15/2006
Last revised: 09/05/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Unspecified vulnerability in certain versions of xpdf after 3.00, as used in various products including (a) pdfkit.framework, (b) gpdf, (c) pdftohtml, and (d) libextractor, has unknown impact and user-assisted attack vectors, possibly involving errors in (1) gmem.c, (2) SplashXPathScanner.cc, (3) JBIG2Stream.cc, (4) JPXStream.cc, and/or (5) Stream.cc. NOTE: this description is based on Debian advisory DSA 979, which is based on changes that were made after other vulnerabilities such as CVE-2006-0301 and CVE-2005-3624 through CVE-2005-3628 were fixed. Some of these newer fixes appear to be security-relevant, although it is not clear if they fix specific issues or are defensive in nature.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.6 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19644
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19164
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-983
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 23834
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19065
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-984
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19364
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-979
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-270-1
External Source: BID
Name: 16748
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19021
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-998
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19091
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1019
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-982
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: MISC
Name: http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/pdfkit.framework/pdfkit.framework_0.8-2sarge3.diff.gz
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 18948
Type: Advisory; Patch Information

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