Bug 1027548 - (CVE-2013-6474) CVE-2013-6474 cups-filters: heap-based buffer overflow flaw in pdftoopvp
CVE-2013-6474 cups-filters: heap-based buffer overflow flaw in pdftoopvp
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1074840
Blocks: 1002935 1010117
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Reported: 2013-11-06 23:16 EST by Murray McAllister
Modified: 2016-03-04 07:42 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2014-03-11 01:32:07 EDT
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Description Murray McAllister 2013-11-06 23:16:52 EST
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:



This issue was discovered by Florian Weimer of the Red Hat Product Security Team.
Comment 2 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2014-03-11 01:14:49 EDT
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This issue has been resolved in upstream cups-filters-1.0.47
Comment 3 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2014-03-11 01:18:19 EDT
Created cups-filters tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1074840]

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