CVE-2018-20650 Detail

Current Description

A reachable Object::dictLookup assertion in Poppler 0.72.0 allows attackers to cause a denial of service due to the lack of a check for the dict data type, as demonstrated by use of the FileSpec class (in FileSpec.cc) in pdfdetach.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  6.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/106459 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2022
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2713
https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/poppler/poppler/commit/de0c0b8324e776f0b851485e0fc9622fc35695b7 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/poppler/poppler/issues/704 Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/09/msg00033.html
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3865-1/ Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-20650
NVD Published Date:
01/01/2019
NVD Last Modified:
08/06/2019
Source:
MITRE