CVE-2015-9252

medium
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Description

An issue was discovered in QPDF before 7.0.0. Endless recursion causes stack exhaustion in QPDFTokenizer::resolveLiteral() in QPDFTokenizer.cc, related to the QPDF::resolve function in QPDF.cc.

References

https://github.com/qpdf/qpdf/commit/701b518d5c56a1449825a3a37a716c58e05e1c3e

https://github.com/qpdf/qpdf/issues/51

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3638-1/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-02-13

Updated: 2018-05-08

Type: CWE-399

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: MEDIUM

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:a:qpdf_project:qpdf:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Tenable Plugins

View all (4 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
132190EulerOS 2.0 SP3 : qpdf (EulerOS-SA-2019-2655)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
medium
131618EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : qpdf (EulerOS-SA-2019-2465)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
medium
130647EulerOS 2.0 SP5 : qpdf (EulerOS-SA-2019-2185)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
medium
109600Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 17.10 : qpdf vulnerabilities (USN-3638-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high