CVE Database

CVE-2010-3703

Impact: Important
Public: 2010-09-24
Bugzilla: 639356: CVE-2010-3703 poppler: use of initialized pointer in PostScriptFunction

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The PostScriptFunction::PostScriptFunction function in poppler/Function.cc in the PDF parser in poppler 0.8.7 and possibly other versions up to 0.15.1, and possibly other products, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a PDF file that triggers an uninitialized pointer dereference.

Find out more about CVE-2010-3703 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 version 6 (poppler) RHSA-2010:0859 November 10, 2010

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