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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2009-3604

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
10/21/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2015
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The Splash::drawImage function in Splash.cc in Xpdf 2.x and 3.x before 3.02pl4, and Poppler 0.x, as used in GPdf and kdegraphics KPDF, does not properly allocate memory, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted PDF document that triggers a NULL pointer dereference or a heap-based buffer overflow.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-xpdf
  • suse-upgrade-xpdf-tools

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