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.
Created poppler tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1024765]
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.
Not Vulnerable. This issue does not affect the version of poppler as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.
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.
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.