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CVE-2018-20662 Detail

Current Description

In Poppler 0.72.0, PDFDoc::setup in PDFDoc.cc allows attackers to cause a denial-of-service (application crash caused by Object.h SIGABRT, because of a wrong return value from PDFDoc::setup) by crafting a PDF file in which an xref data structure is mishandled during extractPDFSubtype processing.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/03/2019
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 2.8


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/poppler/poppler/commit/9fd5ec0e6e5f763b190f2a55ceb5427cfe851d5f Patch Third Party Advisory
https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/poppler/poppler/issues/706 Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/03/msg00008.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/6OSCOYM3AMFFBJWSBWY6VJVLNE5JD7YS/ Third Party Advisory
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/BI7NLDN2HUEU4ZW3D7XPHOAEGT2CKDRO/ Third Party Advisory
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/JQ6RABASMSIMMWMDZTP6ZWUWZPTBSVB5/ Third Party Advisory
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/ZWP5XSUG6GNRI75NYKF53KIB2CZY6QQ6/ Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:freedesktop:poppler:0.72.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:28:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:29:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:30:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-20662
NVD Published Date:
01/03/2019
NVD Last Modified:
04/12/2019