CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2013-10-26
Bugzilla: 1024753: CVE-2013-4473 poppler: stack-based buffer overflow in pdfseparate utility


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Stack-based buffer overflow in the extractPages function in utils/ in poppler before 0.24.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a source filename.

Find out more about CVE-2013-4473 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.


Not Vulnerable. This issue does not affect the version of poppler as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

Base Score: 4.3
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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