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CVE-2008-1693 Detail

Current Description

The CairoFont::create function in CairoFontEngine.cc in Poppler, possibly before 0.8.0, as used in Xpdf, Evince, ePDFview, KWord, and other applications, does not properly handle embedded fonts in PDF files, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted font object, related to dereferencing a function pointer associated with the type of this font object.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-05/msg00000.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200804-18.xml
http://securitytracker.com/id?1019893
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1548 Patch
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1606
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:089
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:173
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:197
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2008_13_sr.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0238.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0239.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0240.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0262.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28830
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-603-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-603-2
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1265/references
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1266/references
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41884
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11226
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-April/msg00522.html

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:poppler:poppler:0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:poppler:poppler:0.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:poppler:poppler:0.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:poppler:poppler:0.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:poppler:poppler:0.3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:poppler:poppler:0.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:poppler:poppler:0.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:poppler:poppler:0.3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:poppler:poppler:0.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:poppler:poppler:0.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:poppler:poppler:0.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:poppler:poppler:0.4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:poppler:poppler:0.4.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:poppler:poppler:0.5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:poppler:poppler:0.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:poppler:poppler:0.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:poppler:poppler:0.5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:poppler:poppler:0.5.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:poppler:poppler:0.5.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:poppler:poppler:0.5.91:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:poppler:poppler:0.6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:poppler:poppler:0.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:poppler:poppler:0.6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:poppler:poppler:0.6.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:poppler:poppler:0.6.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:poppler:poppler:0.7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:poppler:poppler:0.7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:poppler:poppler:0.7.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:poppler:poppler:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
0.7.3


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1693
NVD Published Date:
04/18/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017