CVE-2009-3938

NameCVE-2009-3938
DescriptionBuffer overflow in the ABWOutputDev::endWord function in poppler/ABWOutputDev.cc in Poppler (aka libpoppler) 0.10.6, 0.12.0, and possibly other versions, as used by the Abiword pdftoabw utility, allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted PDF file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1941-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs534680

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
poppler (PTS)wheezy0.18.4-6fixed
wheezy (security)0.18.4-6+deb7u3fixed
jessie (security), jessie0.26.5-2+deb8u1fixed
stretch0.48.0-2fixed
buster, sid0.57.0-2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
popplersource(unstable)0.12.2-2.1low534680
popplersourceetch(not affected)
popplersourcelenny0.8.7-3mediumDSA-1941-1

Notes

[etch] - poppler <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)

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