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CVE-2017-14975 Detail

Current Description

The FoFiType1C::convertToType0 function in FoFiType1C.cc in Poppler 0.59.0 has a NULL pointer dereference vulnerability because a data structure is not initialized, which allows an attacker to launch a denial of service attack.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  10/01/2017      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-14975
Original release date:
10/01/2017
Last revised:
02/03/2018
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
7.5 High
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (legend)
Impact Score:
3.6
Exploitability Score:
3.9
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Network
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
None
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
None
Integrity (I):
None
Availability (A):
High
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
https://bugzilla.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=102653 Exploit; Issue Tracking; VDB Entry; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=102653
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/11/msg00023.html External Source MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20171118 [SECURITY] [DLA 1177-1] poppler security update
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4079 External Source DEBIAN DSA-4079

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • NULL Pointer Dereference (CWE-476)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:freedesktop:poppler:0.59.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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