Xpdf <= 4.02 Denial of Service (DoS) Vulnerability

Technical Details

Severity Level:

Low Severity

CVSS Score:

2.1

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Detection Type:
Executable Unreliable

Solution Type:
None Available

Summary:
Xpdf is prone to a denial of service (DoS) vulnerability.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
There is a NULL pointer dereference because Catalog.pageLabels is initialized too late in the Catalog constructor.

Impact:
Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to crash the application.

Affected Versions:
Xpdf through version 4.02.

Recommendations:
No known solution is available as of 02nd October, 2019. Information regarding this issue will be updated once solution details are available.

Family:

Denial of Service

Creation Time:

2019-10-02 11:26:33

Modification Time:

2019-10-02 09:35:12

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NVD CVE ID:
CVE-2019-17064

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