Vulnerability CVE-2019-16115


Published: 2019-09-08

Description:
In Xpdf 4.01.01, a stack-based buffer under-read could be triggered in IdentityFunction::transform in Function.cc, used by GfxAxialShading::getColor. It can, for example, be triggered by sending a crafted PDF document to the pdftoppm tool. It allows an attacker to use a crafted PDF file to cause Denial of Service or possibly unspecified other impact.

Type:

CWE-119

(Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.8/10
6.4/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Glyphandcog -> Xpdfreader 

 References:
https://forum.xpdfreader.com/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=41872

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