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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 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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Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 poppler Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 poppler Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 poppler Not affected