CVE Database

CVE-2009-3604

Impact: Important
Public: 2009-10-14
Bugzilla: 526911: CVE-2009-3604 xpdf/poppler: Splash::drawImage integer overflow and missing allocation return value check

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

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.

Find out more about CVE-2009-3604 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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 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 (xpdf) RHSA-2009:1500 October 15, 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 (xpdf) RHSA-2009:1501 October 15, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (poppler) RHSA-2009:0480 May 13, 2009

External References

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank Adam Zabrocki for reporting this issue.

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