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CVE-2010-3703

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

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 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 6 (poppler) RHSA-2010:0859 2010-11-10

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 poppler Not affected

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