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CVE-2008-1693 Detail

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
Description Last Modified:  04/18/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Provides unauthorized access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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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

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11226
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11226

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

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

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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