Vulnerability CVE-2006-1244


Published: 2006-03-15   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
Unspecified vulnerability in certain versions of xpdf after 3.00, as used in various products including (a) pdfkit.framework, (b) gpdf, (c) pdftohtml, and (d) libextractor, has unknown impact and user-assisted attack vectors, possibly involving errors in (1) gmem.c, (2) SplashXPathScanner.cc, (3) JBIG2Stream.cc, (4) JPXStream.cc, and/or (5) Stream.cc. NOTE: this description is based on Debian advisory DSA 979, which is based on changes that were made after other vulnerabilities such as CVE-2006-0301 and CVE-2005-3624 through CVE-2005-3628 were fixed. Some of these newer fixes appear to be security-relevant, although it is not clear if they fix specific issues or are defensive in nature.

Type:

CWE-Other

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.6/10
10/10
4.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
High
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
XPDF -> XPDF 
Libextractor -> Libextractor 
Gnome -> GPDF 
Debian -> Debian linux 

 References:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/pdfkit.framework/pdfkit.framework_0.8-2sarge3.diff.gz
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1019
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-979
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-982
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-983
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-984
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-998
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/16748
https://usn.ubuntu.com/270-1/

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