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CVE-2019-9878 Detail

Current Description

There is an invalid memory access in the function GfxIndexedColorSpace::mapColorToBase() located in GfxState.cc in Xpdf 4.0.0, as used in pdfalto 0.2. It can be triggered by (for example) sending a crafted pdf file to the pdftops binary. It allows an attacker to cause Denial of Service (Segmentation fault) or possibly have unspecified other impact.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/kermitt2/pdfalto/issues/46 Third Party Advisory
https://research.loginsoft.com/bugs/invalid-memory-access-in-gfxindexedcolorspacemapcolortobase-pdfalto-0-2/ Exploit Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:pdfalto_project:pdfalto:0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:xpdfreader:xpdf:4.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-9878
NVD Published Date:
03/21/2019
NVD Last Modified:
03/25/2019