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CVE-2012-2142

Impact: Low
Public: 2013-08-09
Bugzilla: 789936: CVE-2012-2142 poppler, xpdf: Insufficient sanitization of escape sequences in the error messages

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

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Statement

This issue affects the version of poppler as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 2.6
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: None

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Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank Phillips Wolf for reporting this issue.

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