CVE-2018-13988

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2018-07-23
CWE:
CWE-125
Bugzilla:
1602838: CVE-2018-13988 poppler: out of bounds read in pdfunite

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Poppler through 0.62 contains an out of bounds read vulnerability due to an incorrect memory access that is not mapped in its memory space, as demonstrated by pdfunite. This can result in memory corruption and denial of service. This may be exploitable when a victim opens a specially crafted PDF file.

Find out more about CVE-2018-13988 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 5.3
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
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 6 poppler Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 poppler Will not fix

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank Hosein Askari for reporting this issue.

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