Date: Wed, 18 Nov 2009 08:07:53 +0100 From: Thomas Biege <thomas@...e.de> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: CVE request: libpoppler4: buffer overflow in the Abiword backend On Tue, Nov 17, 2009 at 09:27:03AM +0100, Thomas Biege wrote: > On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 08:05:32PM -0500, Josh Bressers wrote: > > ----- "Thomas Biege" <thomas@...e.de> wrote: > > > > > > Hello everybody, > > > > > > does this need an CVE-ID? > > > > > > http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=534680 > > > > > > > I presume this does need a CVE id, but seeing as PDF related bugs are often a > > Pandora's Box, I'd rather not assign one just yet. Has someone looked at this > > to see what the root of the problem is? > > AFAICS it just affects libpoppler. But version 4 may not be the only > one with the bug. Our maintainer told me that version 3 and 5 are vulnerable too. -- Bye, Thomas -- Thomas Biege <thomas@...e.de>, SUSE LINUX, Security Support & Auditing SUSE LINUX Products GmbH, GF: Markus Rex, HRB 16746 (AG Nuernberg) -- Wer aufhoert besser werden zu wollen, hoert auf gut zu sein. -- Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
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