Bug 1024753 (CVE-2013-4473)

Summary: CVE-2013-4473 poppler: stack-based buffer overflow in pdfseparate utility
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Ratul Gupta <ratulg>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG QA Contact:
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Priority: medium    
Version: unspecifiedCC: jkurik, mkasik, pfrields, rdieter
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Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Whiteboard: impact=moderate,public=20131026,reported=20131030,source=oss-security,cvss2=4.3/AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P,fedora-all/poppler=affected,rhel-5/poppler=notaffected,rhel-6/poppler=notaffected,rhel-7/poppler=notaffected,cwe=CWE-121[auto]
Fixed In Version: poppler 0.24.2 Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2013-10-31 02:44:55 EDT Type: ---
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Bug Depends On: 1024765, 1025160    
Bug Blocks: 1025135, 1025136    

Description Ratul Gupta 2013-10-30 07:21:49 EDT
Poppler is found to be affected by a stack based buffer overflow vulnerability in the pdfseparate utility. Successfully exploiting this issue could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code in the context of the affected application. Failed exploits may result in denial-of-service conditions. 

The issue is said to be fixed in poppler 0.24.2.

References:
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2013/q4/181

Commit:
http://cgit.freedesktop.org/poppler/poppler/diff/utils/pdfseparate.cc?id=b8682d868ddf7f741e93b
Comment 1 Ratul Gupta 2013-10-30 07:41:47 EDT
Created poppler tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1024765]
Comment 2 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2013-10-31 02:44:12 EDT
This flaw affects the pdfseparate utility shipped with poppler. This utility is not shipped with the version of poppler shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.
Comment 3 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2013-10-31 02:44:55 EDT
Statement:

Not Vulnerable. This issue does not affect the version of poppler as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.
Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2013-11-10 21:24:51 EST
poppler-0.22.1-5.fc19 has been pushed to the Fedora 19 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2013-11-16 02:15:36 EST
poppler-0.20.2-17.fc18 has been pushed to the Fedora 18 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.