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1458701: CVE-2017-9406 poppler: Memory leak in the gmalloc function in

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

In Poppler 0.54.0, a memory leak vulnerability was found in the function gmalloc in, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service via a crafted file.

Find out more about CVE-2017-9406 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

CVSS3 Base Score 3.3
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Low

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 poppler Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 poppler Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 poppler Will not fix
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