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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-0791

Original release date: 06/09/2009
Last revised: 08/21/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Multiple integer overflows in Xpdf 2.x and 3.x and Poppler 0.x, as used in the pdftops filter in CUPS 1.1.17, 1.1.22, and 1.3.7, GPdf, and kdegraphics KPDF, allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted PDF file that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow, possibly related to (1) Decrypt.cxx, (2) FoFiTrueType.cxx, (3) gmem.c, (4) JBIG2Stream.cxx, and (5) PSOutputDev.cxx in pdftops/. NOTE: the JBIG2Stream.cxx vector may overlap CVE-2009-1179.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
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: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1501
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1022326
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35685
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1502
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37077
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35340
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37043
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37079
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-2928
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1503
External Source: XF
Name: cups-pdftops-filter-bo(50941)
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:334
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1488
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37028
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37037
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=491840
Type: Patch Information
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1512
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1500
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1083
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37023
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2009:012
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10534
External Source: BID
Name: 35195

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10534
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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