CVE-2017-14977

high

Description

The FoFiTrueType::getCFFBlock function in FoFiTrueType.cc in Poppler 0.59.0 has a NULL pointer dereference vulnerability due to lack of validation of a table pointer, which allows an attacker to launch a denial of service attack.

References

https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=103045

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/11/msg00023.html

https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4079

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-10-02

Updated: 2019-05-03

Type: CWE-476

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 5

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.5

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH