CVE-2009-1179

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2009-04-16
CWE:
CWE-190
Bugzilla:
495889: CVE-2009-1179 PDF JBIG2 integer overflow

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Integer overflow in the JBIG2 decoder in Xpdf 3.02pl2 and earlier, CUPS 1.3.9 and earlier, Poppler before 0.10.6, and other products allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted PDF file.

Find out more about CVE-2009-1179 from the MITRE CVE dictionary 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 4 (xpdf) RHSA-2009:0430 2009-04-16
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (kdegraphics) RHSA-2009:0431 2009-04-16
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (xpdf) RHSA-2009:0430 2009-04-16
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (cups) RHSA-2009:0429 2009-04-16
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (cups) RHSA-2009:0429 2009-04-16
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (gpdf) RHSA-2009:0458 2009-04-30
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (tetex) RHSA-2010:0400 2010-05-06
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (tetex) RHSA-2010:0399 2010-05-06
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Optional Productivity Applications (v. 5 server) (kdegraphics) RHSA-2009:0431 2009-04-16
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (poppler) RHSA-2009:0480 2009-05-13
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (kdegraphics) RHSA-2009:0431 2009-04-16

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank Will Dormann of the CERT/CC for responsibly reporting this flaw.
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