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CVE-2009-0791

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2009-05-19
CWE:
CWE-190
Bugzilla:
491840: CVE-2009-0791 xpdf: multiple integer overflows

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

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.

Find out more about CVE-2009-0791 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 5.8
Base Metrics AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Adjacent Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (gpdf) RHSA-2009:1503 2009-10-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (tetex) RHSA-2010:0400 2010-05-06
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (kdegraphics) RHSA-2009:1512 2009-10-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (tetex) RHSA-2010:0401 2010-05-06
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (xpdf) RHSA-2009:1501 2009-10-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (tetex) RHSA-2010:0399 2010-05-06
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (cups) RHSA-2009:1083 2009-06-03
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server) (kdegraphics) RHSA-2009:1502 2009-10-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (xpdf) RHSA-2009:1500 2009-10-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (cups) RHSA-2009:1083 2009-06-03
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (poppler) RHSA-2009:0480 2009-05-13
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (kdegraphics) RHSA-2009:1502 2009-10-15

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