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CVE-2019-9587 Detail

Current Description

There is a stack consumption issue in md5Round1() located in Decrypt.cc in Xpdf 4.01. It can be triggered by sending a crafted pdf file to (for example) the pdfimages binary. It allows an attacker to cause Denial of Service (Segmentation fault) or possibly have unspecified other impact. This is related to Catalog::countPageTree.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  03/06/2019
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 1.8


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


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

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Hyperlink Resource
https://forum.xpdfreader.com/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=41263 Exploit Third Party Advisory
https://research.loginsoft.com/bugs/stack-based-buffer-overflow-vulnerability-in-function-md5round1-xpdf-4-01/ Exploit Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Uncontrolled Resource Consumption ('Resource Exhaustion') (CWE-400)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:glyphandcog:xpdfreader:4.01:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-9587
NVD Published Date:
03/06/2019
NVD Last Modified:
03/06/2019