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Bug 917108 (CVE-2013-1788)

Summary: CVE-2013-1788 poppler: multiple invalid memory access flaws
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Vincent Danen <vdanen>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX QA Contact:
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Version: unspecifiedCC: mkasik, rdieter
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Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Whiteboard: impact=low,public=20130110,reported=20130227,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=wontfix,rhel-6/poppler=wontfix
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Bug Depends On: 917113    
Bug Blocks: 917112    

Description Vincent Danen 2013-03-01 13:05:34 EST
A number of invalid memory access flaws were reported in poppler (fixed in version 0.22.1):

- Fix invalid memory access in 1150.pdf.asan.8.69 [1].
- Fix invalid memory access in 2030.pdf.asan.69.463 [2].
- Fix another invalid memory access in 1091.pdf.asan.72.42 [3].
- Fix invalid memory accesses in 1091.pdf.asan.72.42 [4].
- Fix invalid memory accesses in 1036.pdf.asan.23.17 [5].

Comment 1 Vincent Danen 2013-03-01 13:16:44 EST
Created poppler tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 917113]
Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2013-03-13 22:44:36 EDT
poppler-0.20.2-10.fc18 has been pushed to the Fedora 18 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2013-03-13 22:47:36 EDT
poppler-0.18.4-4.fc17 has been pushed to the Fedora 17 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 4 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2013-04-30 01:09:15 EDT
After analysis of this issue, it was found that all of the commits mentioned in the description of this flaw are manifests of different class of vulnerabilities.


Are null pointer de-references in the slash backend, and therefore need to be moved to CVE-2013-1789.


is OOB Read in DCTStream.


is OOB Read in splash backend


is OOB Write by one byte on the stack
Comment 5 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2013-04-30 01:15:25 EDT
This issue affects the version of poppler as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.
Comment 7 Vincent Danen 2015-02-26 18:04:28 EST

Red Hat Product Security has rated this issue as having Low security impact. This issue is not currently planned to be addressed in future updates. For additional information, refer to the Issue Severity Classification: