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Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2013 19:08:12 -0400
From: Michael Gilbert <>
To:, Kurt Seifried <>
Cc: Assign a CVE Identifier <>
Subject: Re: Re: [CVE assignment notification] CVE-2012-2142
 poppler, xpdf: Insufficient sanitization of escape sequences in the error
 message {AKA request for feedback if CVE to be marked as disputed / rejected}

On Mon, Aug 12, 2013 at 4:22 PM, Kurt Seifried wrote:
> I assume we'll SPLIT this? In past some xpdf/poppler issues have been
> merged circa 2010, but after that they appear to have been usually
> treated as separate:

It's the same codebase, just slightly diverged, so I would argue no.
In fact Debian's xpdf is unaffected once poppler is fixed since it
links against it (and the issue is in poppler's  I believe
Gentoo does the same.

Best wishes,

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