CVE-2019-9877
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CVE-2019-9877

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Upstream information

CVE-2019-9877 at MITRE

Description

There is an invalid memory access vulnerability in the function TextPage::findGaps() located at TextOutputDev.c in Xpdf 4.01, which can (for example) be triggered by 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.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.8
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.8 3.3
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction Required Required
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High None
Integrity Impact High None
Availability Impact High Low
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1130417 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

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Status of this issue by product and package

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