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mercredi 17 octobre 2018

Xpdf 4.00 PDF File Stream.cc DCTStream::readScan denial of service

A vulnerability was found in Xpdf 4.00. It has been classified as problematic. This affects the function DCTStream::readScan of the file Stream.cc of the component PDF File Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a denial of service vulnerability (NULL Pointer Dereference). CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-476. This is going to have an impact on availability.

The weakness was published 10/18/2018. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2018-18457 since 10/18/2018. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. Technical details are known, but no exploit is available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 10/18/2018).

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

Similar entries are available at 125742, 125743, 125744 and 125746.

CPE

CVSSv3

VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.3

VulDB Base Score: ≈4.3
VulDB Temp Score: ≈4.3
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CVSSv2

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Exploiting

Class: Denial of service / NULL Pointer Dereference (CWE-476)
Local: No
Remote: Yes

Availability: No

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Threat Intelligence

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Countermeasures

Recommended: no mitigation known
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Timeline

10/18/2018 Advisory disclosed
10/18/2018 CVE assigned
10/18/2018 VulDB entry created
10/18/2018 VulDB last update

Sources

CVE: CVE-2018-18457 (🔒)
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Entry

Created: 10/18/2018
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