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Xpdf and poppler contain multiple vulnerabilities in the processing of JBIG2 data

Vulnerability Note VU#196617

Original Release Date: 2009-04-16 | Last Revised: 2012-03-28

Overview

Xpdf and poppler contain multiple vulnerabilities, which may allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable system.

Description

Xpdf is an open source viewer for Portable Document Format (PDF) files. Several PDF viewing applications and libraries, such as poppler, are based on the Xpdf code. Xpdf contains multiple vulnerabilities related to the handling of PDF files that contain JBIG2 data. The vulnerabilities include, but are not limited to, a buffer overflow, an integer overflow, a null pointer dereference, and an infinite loop.

Impact

By convincing a user to open a malicious PDF file, an attacker may be able to execute code or cause a vulnerable PDF viewer to crash. The PDF could be emailed as an attachment or hosted on a website.

Solution

Apply an update

These issues are addressed in Xpdf 3.02-pl3 and poppler 0.10.6. Please check with your vendor for software updates.

Vendor Information

196617
 
Affected   Unknown   Unaffected

Apple Computer, Inc.

Notified:  February 23, 2009 Updated:  May 13, 2009

Status

  Vulnerable

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

Please see Apple Security Update 2009-002.

Debian GNU/Linux

Notified:  April 06, 2009 Updated:  May 06, 2009

Status

  Vulnerable

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

Please see Debian Security Advisory DSA-1790-1.

Fedora Project

Notified:  April 06, 2009 Updated:  April 16, 2009

Status

  Vulnerable

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Gentoo Linux

Updated:  April 16, 2009

Status

  Vulnerable

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Mandriva S. A.

Notified:  April 06, 2009 Updated:  April 29, 2009

Status

  Vulnerable

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

Please see MDVSA-2009:101 for more details.

Novell, Inc.

Notified:  March 12, 2009 Updated:  April 16, 2009

Status

  Vulnerable

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Poppler

Updated:  April 16, 2009

Status

  Vulnerable

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

These issues are addressed in poppler 0.10.6.

Red Hat, Inc.

Notified:  March 12, 2009 Updated:  April 17, 2009

Status

  Vulnerable

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

Please see Red Hat Security Advisory RHSA-2009:0429-1 and RHSA-2009:0431-1 for vulnerability details and patch availability.

Research in Motion (RIM)

Notified:  March 31, 2009 Updated:  April 16, 2009

Statement Date:   February 23, 2009

Status

  Vulnerable

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

Please see BlackBerry document KB17953 for vulnerability details and a patch.

SUSE Linux

Notified:  March 30, 2009 Updated:  April 16, 2009

Status

  Vulnerable

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Slackware Linux Inc.

Notified:  April 06, 2009 Updated:  April 16, 2009

Status

  Vulnerable

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Turbolinux

Notified:  April 06, 2009 Updated:  April 16, 2009

Status

  Vulnerable

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Ubuntu

Notified:  March 12, 2009 Updated:  April 16, 2009

Status

  Vulnerable

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

Please see USN-759-1.

xpdf

Notified:  February 23, 2009 Updated:  April 16, 2009

Status

  Vulnerable

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

These issues are addressed in Xpdf 3.02-pl3.

Artifex Software, Inc.

Notified:  February 23, 2009 Updated:  February 23, 2009

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

We are not aware of further vendor information regarding this vulnerability.

Conectiva Inc.

Notified:  April 06, 2009 Updated:  April 06, 2009

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

We are not aware of further vendor information regarding this vulnerability.

Cray Inc.

Notified:  April 06, 2009 Updated:  April 06, 2009

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

We are not aware of further vendor information regarding this vulnerability.

EMC Corporation

Notified:  April 06, 2009 Updated:  April 06, 2009

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

We are not aware of further vendor information regarding this vulnerability.

Engarde Secure Linux

Notified:  April 06, 2009 Updated:  April 06, 2009

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

We are not aware of further vendor information regarding this vulnerability.

F5 Networks, Inc.

Notified:  April 06, 2009 Updated:  April 06, 2009

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

We are not aware of further vendor information regarding this vulnerability.

Foxit Software Company

Notified:  February 23, 2009 Updated:  February 23, 2009

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

We are not aware of further vendor information regarding this vulnerability.

Fujitsu

Notified:  April 06, 2009 Updated:  April 06, 2009

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

We are not aware of further vendor information regarding this vulnerability.

Google

Notified:  February 23, 2009 Updated:  April 08, 2009

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Hewlett-Packard Company

Notified:  April 06, 2009 Updated:  April 06, 2009

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

We are not aware of further vendor information regarding this vulnerability.

Hitachi

Notified:  April 06, 2009 Updated:  April 06, 2009

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

We are not aware of further vendor information regarding this vulnerability.

IBM Corporation

Notified:  April 06, 2009 Updated:  April 06, 2009

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

We are not aware of further vendor information regarding this vulnerability.

IBM Corporation (zseries)

Notified:  April 06, 2009 Updated:  April 06, 2009

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

We are not aware of further vendor information regarding this vulnerability.

IBM eServer

Notified:  April 06, 2009 Updated:  April 06, 2009

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

We are not aware of further vendor information regarding this vulnerability.

Ingrian Networks, Inc.

Notified:  April 06, 2009 Updated:  April 06, 2009

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

We are not aware of further vendor information regarding this vulnerability.

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Notified:  April 06, 2009 Updated:  April 06, 2009

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

We are not aware of further vendor information regarding this vulnerability.

Microsoft Corporation

Notified:  April 06, 2009 Updated:  April 06, 2009

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

We are not aware of further vendor information regarding this vulnerability.

MontaVista Software, Inc.

Notified:  April 06, 2009 Updated:  April 06, 2009

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

We are not aware of further vendor information regarding this vulnerability.

NEC Corporation

Notified:  April 06, 2009 Updated:  April 06, 2009

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

We are not aware of further vendor information regarding this vulnerability.

NetBSD

Notified:  April 06, 2009 Updated:  April 06, 2009

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

We are not aware of further vendor information regarding this vulnerability.

Nokia

Notified:  April 06, 2009 Updated:  April 06, 2009

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

We are not aware of further vendor information regarding this vulnerability.

QNX, Software Systems, Inc.

Notified:  April 06, 2009 Updated:  April 06, 2009

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

We are not aware of further vendor information regarding this vulnerability.

Silicon Graphics, Inc.

Notified:  April 06, 2009 Updated:  April 06, 2009

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

We are not aware of further vendor information regarding this vulnerability.

Sony Corporation

Notified:  April 06, 2009 Updated:  April 06, 2009

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

We are not aware of further vendor information regarding this vulnerability.

Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Notified:  April 06, 2009 Updated:  April 06, 2009

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

We are not aware of further vendor information regarding this vulnerability.

The SCO Group

Notified:  April 06, 2009 Updated:  April 06, 2009

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

We are not aware of further vendor information regarding this vulnerability.

Unisys

Notified:  April 06, 2009 Updated:  April 06, 2009

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

We are not aware of further vendor information regarding this vulnerability.

Wind River Systems, Inc.

Notified:  April 06, 2009 Updated:  April 06, 2009

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

We are not aware of further vendor information regarding this vulnerability.

Yahoo, Inc.

Notified:  February 23, 2009 Updated:  February 23, 2009

Status

  Unknown

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

We are not aware of further vendor information regarding this vulnerability.

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CVSS Metrics

Group Score Vector
Base 9.0 AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:P
Temporal 7.0 E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C
Environmental 7 CDP:ND/TD:ND/CR:ND/IR:ND/AR:ND

References

Acknowledgements

These vulnerabilities were reported by Will Dormann of the CERT/CC.

This document was written by Will Dormann.

Other Information

CVE IDs: CVE-2009-0799, CVE-2009-0800, CVE-2009-1179, CVE-2009-1180, CVE-2009-1181, CVE-2009-1182, CVE-2009-1183, CVE-2009-1187, CVE-2009-1188
Severity Metric: 5.01
Date Public: 2009-04-16
Date First Published: 2009-04-16
Date Last Updated: 2012-03-28 14:29 UTC
Document Revision: 41

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