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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-2950

The Page destructor in Page.cc in libpoppler in Poppler 0.8.4 and earlier deletes a pageWidgets object even if it is not initialized by a Page constructor, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted PDF document.
Publish Date : 2008-07-07 Last Update Date : 2018-10-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID 94

- Vendor Statements

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of poppler as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, or other PDF parsing applications derived from the xpdf code as shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5.
Source: Redhat

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-2950 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20082950 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-2950

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Poppler Poppler 0.8.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Poppler Poppler 1

- References For CVE-2008-2950

http://www.ocert.org/advisories/ocert-2008-007.html
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/6032
EXPLOIT-DB 6032
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43619
XF poppler-page-destructor-code-execution(43619)
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2024/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-2024
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/494142/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080709 rPSA-2008-0223-1 poppler
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30107
BID 30107 Poppler PDF Rendering Library Page Class Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2009-06-29
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020435
SECTRACK 1020435
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-631-1
UBUNTU USN-631-1
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-August/msg00161.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-7104
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/493980/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080707 [oCERT-2008-007] libpoppler uninitialized pointer
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200807-04.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200807-04
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:146
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:146
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0223 CONFIRM
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3977
SREASON 3977
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-07/msg00006.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:015

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-2950

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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