CVE-2009-3938

MEDIUM

Description

Buffer overflow in the ABWOutputDev::endWord function in poppler/ABWOutputDev.cc in Poppler (aka libpoppler) 0.10.6, 0.12.0, and possibly other versions, as used by the Abiword pdftoabw utility, allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted PDF file.

References

http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=534680

http://bugs.freedesktop.org/attachment.cgi?id=30599&action=edit

http://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=23074

http://secunia.com/advisories/37333

http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1941

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:175

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36976

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3227

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/54215

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2009-11-13

Updated: 2017-08-17

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM