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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-3604

Original release date: 10/21/2009
Last revised: 01/18/2012


The Splash::drawImage function in Splash.cc in Xpdf 2.x and 3.x before 3.02pl4, and Poppler 0.x, as used in GPdf and kdegraphics KPDF, does not properly allocate memory, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted PDF document that triggers a NULL pointer dereference or a heap-based buffer overflow.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
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: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2009:018
External Source: XF
Name: xpdf-splashdrawimage-bo(53795)
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-1040
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-2928
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-10845
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2011:175
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2050
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:287
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-850-1
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1023029
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-850-3
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1501
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2010-1842
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1512
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1502
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1500
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10969
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://cgit.freedesktop.org/poppler/poppler/commit/?id=9cf2325fb2
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1503
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 274030
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2028
External Source: MISC
Name: http://site.pi3.com.pl/adv/xpdf.txt
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=526911
Type: Patch Information
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2010-1377
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-10823
External Source: BID
Name: 36703
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-2924
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2010:087
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: ftp://ftp.foolabs.com/pub/xpdf/xpdf-3.02pl4.patch
Type: Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-0802
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 1021706
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2010-1805
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://cgit.freedesktop.org/poppler/poppler/diff/?id=284a928996&id2=75c3466ba2
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-1220

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10969
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
+ OR
* cpe:/a:foolabs:xpdf:3.00
* cpe:/a:foolabs:xpdf:3.01
* cpe:/a:foolabs:xpdf:3.02
* cpe:/a:foolabs:xpdf:3.02pl2
* cpe:/a:foolabs:xpdf:3.02pl1
* cpe:/a:foolabs:xpdf:3.02pl3
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.1
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.1.1
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.1.2
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.10.0
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.10.1
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.10.2
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.10.3
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.10.4
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.10.5
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.10.6
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.11.0
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.10.7
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.11.1
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.11.2
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.11.3
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.2.0
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.3.0
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.3.1
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.3.2
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.3.3
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.4.0
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.4.1
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.4.2
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.4.3
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.4.4
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.5.0
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.5.1
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.5.2
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.5.3
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.5.4
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.5.9
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.6.0
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.6.1
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.6.2
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.6.3
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.6.4
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.7.0
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.7.1
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.7.2
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.7.3
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.8.0
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.8.1
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.8.2
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.8.3
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.8.4
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.8.6
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.8.7
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.9.0
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.9.1
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.9.2
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.9.3
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.8.5
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.5.90
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.5.91
* cpe:/a:foolabs:xpdf:2.00
* cpe:/a:foolabs:xpdf:2.01
* cpe:/a:foolabs:xpdf:2.02
* cpe:/a:foolabs:xpdf:2.03
* cpe:/a:poppler:poppler:0.12.0

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)