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CVE-2009-1188

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2009-04-16
CWE:
CWE-190
Bugzilla:
495907: CVE-2009-1188 xpdf/poppler: SplashBitmap integer overflow

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Integer overflow in the JBIG2 decoding feature in the SplashBitmap::SplashBitmap function in SplashBitmap.cc in Xpdf 3.x before 3.02pl4 and Poppler before 0.10.6, as used in GPdf and kdegraphics KPDF, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted PDF document.

Find out more about CVE-2009-1188 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 6.8
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
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 Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server) (kdegraphics) RHSA-2009:1502 2009-10-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (kdegraphics) RHSA-2009:1512 2009-10-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (xpdf) RHSA-2009:1501 2009-10-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (poppler) RHSA-2009:0480 2009-05-13
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (kdegraphics) RHSA-2009:1502 2009-10-15

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank Will Dormann of the CERT/CC for responsibly reporting this flaw.