CVE Database

CVE-2009-3608

Impact: Important
Public: 2009-10-14
Bugzilla: 526637: CVE-2009-3608 xpdf/poppler: integer overflow in ObjectStream::ObjectStream (oCERT-2009-016)

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Integer overflow in the ObjectStream::ObjectStream function in XRef.cc in Xpdf 3.x before 3.02pl4 and Poppler before 0.12.1, as used in GPdf, kdegraphics KPDF, CUPS pdftops, and teTeX, might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted PDF document that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.

Find out more about CVE-2009-3608 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 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 (cups) RHSA-2009:1513 October 15, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (poppler) RHSA-2009:1504 October 15, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (tetex) RHSA-2010:0400 May 06, 2010

External References

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank Chris Rohlf for reporting this issue.

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