CVE Database

CVE-2009-0791

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

Details

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 and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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 Desktop Workstation version 5 (kdegraphics) RHSA-2009:1502 October 15, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications version 5 (kdegraphics) RHSA-2009:1502 October 15, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (cups) RHSA-2009:1083 June 03, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (tetex) RHSA-2010:0401 May 06, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (xpdf) RHSA-2009:1500 October 15, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (cups) RHSA-2009:1083 June 03, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (gpdf) RHSA-2009:1503 October 15, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (kdegraphics) RHSA-2009:1512 October 15, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (tetex) RHSA-2010:0399 May 06, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (xpdf) RHSA-2009:1501 October 15, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (poppler) RHSA-2009:0480 May 13, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (tetex) RHSA-2010:0400 May 06, 2010

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