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1326225: CVE-2015-8868 poppler: heap buffer overflow in ExponentialFunction
A heap-buffer overflow was found in the poppler library. An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause applications that use poppler (such as Evince) to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code when opened.

Find out more about CVE-2015-8868 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 5.1
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
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 7 (poppler) RHSA-2016:2580 2016-11-03

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 compat-poppler022 Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 poppler Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 poppler Not affected
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