openSUSE Security Update : apache-pdfbox (openSUSE-2018-975)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 117353


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for apache-pdfbox fixes the following issues :

Security issue fixed :

- CVE-2018-8036: Fix infinite loop while parsing files that leads to an out of memory issue (bsc#1099721).

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15:Update update project.


Update the affected apache-pdfbox packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 117353

File Name: openSUSE-2018-975.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/09/07

Updated: 2019/03/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:apache-pdfbox, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:apache-pdfbox-javadoc, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.0

Patch Publication Date: 2018/09/07

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/07/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-8036