CVE-2018-17481

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Description

Incorrect object lifecycle handling in PDFium in Google Chrome prior to 71.0.3578.98 allowed a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted PDF file.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/106084

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3803

https://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2018/12/stable-channel-update-for-desktop.html

https://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2018/12/stable-channel-update-for-desktop_12.html

https://crbug.com/901654

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201908-18

https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4352

https://www.debian.org/security/2019/dsa-4395

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-12-11

Updated: 2020-08-24

Type: CWE-787

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 6.8

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 8.8

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 2.8

Severity: HIGH

Tenable Plugins

View all (17 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
127967GLSA-201908-18 : Chromium, Google Chrome: Multiple vulnerabilitiesNessusGentoo Local Security Checks
high
123398openSUSE Security Update : Chromium (openSUSE-2019-977)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
123150openSUSE Security Update : Chromium (openSUSE-2019-1006)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
122272Debian DSA-4395-1 : chromium - security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
high
121194Fedora 28 : chromium (2019-348547a32d)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high
120971FreeBSD : chromium -- Use after free in PDFium (720590df-10eb-11e9-b407-080027ef1a23)NessusFreeBSD Local Security Checks
high
120969FreeBSD : chromium -- multiple vulnerabilities (546d4dd4-10ea-11e9-b407-080027ef1a23)NessusFreeBSD Local Security Checks
high
120966Fedora 29 : chromium (2019-859384e002)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high
119714openSUSE Security Update : Chromium (openSUSE-2018-1557)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
119706openSUSE Security Update : Chromium (openSUSE-2018-1546)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
119684Google Chrome < 71.0.3578.98 NessusWindows
high
119683Google Chrome < 71.0.3578.98 NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
high
119568RHEL 6 : chromium-browser (RHSA-2018:3803)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
119558Google Chrome < 71.0.3578.80 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusWindows
high
119557Google Chrome < 71.0.3578.80 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
high
119549openSUSE Security Update : Chromium (openSUSE-2018-1521)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
119509Debian DSA-4352-1 : chromium-browser - security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
high