Bug 1027548 (CVE-2013-6474) - CVE-2013-6474 cups-filters: heap-based buffer overflow flaw in pdftoopvp
Summary: CVE-2013-6474 cups-filters: heap-based buffer overflow flaw in pdftoopvp
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2013-6474
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1074840
Blocks: 1002935 1010117
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Reported: 2013-11-07 04:16 UTC by Murray McAllister
Modified: 2021-02-17 07:12 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2014-03-11 05:32:07 UTC


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Description Murray McAllister 2013-11-07 04:16:52 UTC
A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the pdftoopvp filter. If a malicious PDF file were processed, it could lead to arbitrary code execution with the privileges of the "lp" user. This issue was due to the following fix not being present in pdftoopvp:

https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=17326
http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/poppler/2008-August/004021.html

Acknowledgements:

This issue was discovered by Florian Weimer of the Red Hat Product Security Team.

Comment 2 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2014-03-11 05:14:49 UTC
Public via:

http://bzr.linuxfoundation.org/loggerhead/openprinting/cups-filters/revision/7176

This issue has been resolved in upstream cups-filters-1.0.47

Comment 3 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2014-03-11 05:18:19 UTC
Created cups-filters tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1074840]


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