Bug 639356 - (CVE-2010-3703) CVE-2010-3703 poppler: use of initialized pointer in PostScriptFunction
CVE-2010-3703 poppler: use of initialized pointer in PostScriptFunction
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 639859 639860 639861
Blocks: 638835
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Reported: 2010-10-01 10:30 EDT by Tomas Hoger
Modified: 2015-11-24 09:35 EST (History)
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Description Tomas Hoger 2010-10-01 10:30:00 EDT
poppler git commit bf2055088a corrects a possible use of an uninitialized pointer in PostScriptFunction, which can cause crash or memory corruption.

Upstream git commit:
http://cgit.freedesktop.org/poppler/poppler/commit/?id=bf2055088a3a2d3bb3d3c37d464954ec1a25771f

This problem does not affect xpdf or other applications embedding xpdf code.  It only affects recent poppler versions, not before commit:

http://cgit.freedesktop.org/poppler/poppler/commit/?id=b1d4efb082ac3dadd7752a557e5aeb6651e17471

Reference:
http://secunia.com/advisories/41596/
Comment 2 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2010-10-04 04:56:22 EDT
Created poppler tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 639861]
Comment 3 errata-xmlrpc 2010-11-10 14:18:01 EST
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2010:0859 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0859.html

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