CVE-2019-9877

MEDIUM

Description

There is an invalid memory access vulnerability in the function TextPage::findGaps() located at TextOutputDev.c in Xpdf 4.01, which can (for example) be triggered by sending a crafted pdf file to the pdftops binary. It allows an attacker to cause Denial of Service (Segmentation fault) or possibly have unspecified other impact.

References

https://forum.xpdfreader.com/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=41265

https://research.loginsoft.com/bugs/invalid-memory-access-in-textpagefindgaps-xpdf-4-01/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2019-03-21

Updated: 2019-03-25

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

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 v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: HIGH