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CVE-2015-8868 Detail

Current Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the ExponentialFunction::ExponentialFunction function in Poppler before 0.40.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via an invalid blend mode in the ExtGState dictionary in a crafted PDF document.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-April/183107.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-April/183142.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-05/msg00068.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-06/msg00077.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2580.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3563
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/04/12/1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/89324
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2958-1
https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=93476
https://cgit.freedesktop.org/poppler/poppler/commit/?id=b3425dd3261679958cd56c0f71995c15d2124433
https://poppler.freedesktop.org/releases.html
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201611-15

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:23:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:15.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:freedesktop:poppler:0.39.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-8868
NVD Published Date:
05/06/2016
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018