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CVE-2016-6525 Detail

Current Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the pdf_load_mesh_params function in pdf/pdf-shade.c in MuPDF allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or execute arbitrary code via a large decode array.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.8 CRITICAL
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3.0 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 3.9


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Insufficient_Info
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=696954 Patch Third Party Advisory
http://git.ghostscript.com/?p=mupdf.git;h=39b0f07dd960f34e7e6bf230ffc3d87c41ef0f2e Patch
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3655 Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/08/03/8 Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92266 Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201702-12

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:artifex:mupdf:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
1.9


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-6525
NVD Published Date:
09/22/2016
NVD Last Modified:
06/30/2017