CVE-2018-10768

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2018-05-05
CWE:
CWE-476
Bugzilla:
1576169: CVE-2018-10768 poppler: NULL pointer dereference in Annot.h:AnnotPath::getCoordsLength() allows for denial of service via crafted PDF

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

There is a NULL pointer dereference in the AnnotPath::getCoordsLength function in Annot.h in an Ubuntu package for Poppler 0.24.5. A crafted input will lead to a remote denial of service attack. Later Ubuntu packages such as for Poppler 0.41.0 are not affected.

Find out more about CVE-2018-10768 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

Red Hat Product Security has rated this issue as having a security impact of Low, and a future update may address this flaw.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 3.3
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Low

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (poppler) RHSA-2018:3140 2018-10-30

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 poppler Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 poppler Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 poppler Not affected
Last Modified

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