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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-0755

The FormWidgetChoice::loadDefaults function in Poppler before 0.10.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a PDF file with an invalid Form Opt entry.
Publish Date : 2009-03-03 Last Update Date : 2018-10-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of poppler, xpdf, gpdf and kdegraphics as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, or 5.
Source: Redhat

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2009-0755 unix
DSA-1941 poppler -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7365 unix
DSA-1941-1 poppler -- several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13692 unix
USN-850-1 -- poppler vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13701 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-2009-0755

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Poppler Poppler 0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Poppler Poppler 0.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Poppler Poppler 0.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Poppler Poppler 0.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Poppler Poppler 0.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Poppler Poppler 0.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Poppler Poppler 0.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Poppler Poppler 0.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Poppler Poppler 0.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Poppler Poppler 0.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Poppler Poppler 0.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Poppler Poppler 0.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Poppler Poppler 0.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Poppler Poppler 0.5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Poppler Poppler 0.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Poppler Poppler 0.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Poppler Poppler 0.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Poppler Poppler 0.5.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Poppler Poppler 0.5.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Poppler Poppler 0.5.90 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Poppler Poppler 0.5.91 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Poppler Poppler 0.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Poppler Poppler 0.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Poppler Poppler 0.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Poppler Poppler 0.6.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Poppler Poppler 0.6.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Poppler Poppler 0.7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Poppler Poppler 0.7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Poppler Poppler 0.7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Poppler Poppler 0.7.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Poppler Poppler 0.8.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Poppler Poppler 0.10.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Poppler Poppler 0.10.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Poppler Poppler 0.10.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Poppler Poppler 34

- References For CVE-2009-0755
MLIST [oss-security] 20090219 Re: CVE Request: Poppler -Two Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
BUGTRAQ 20090417 rPSA-2009-0059-1 poppler
MLIST [oss-security] 20090213 CVE Request: Poppler -Two Denial of Service Vulnerabilities CONFIRM
SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:012
MLIST [poppler] 20090128 poppler/
BID 33749 Poppler Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities Release Date:2009-11-26 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-0755

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