CVE-2018-19060

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2018-11-06
CWE:
CWE-476
Bugzilla:
1649450: CVE-2018-19060 poppler: pdfdetach utility does not validate save paths

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

An issue was discovered in Poppler 0.71.0. There is a NULL pointer dereference in goo/GooString.h, will lead to denial of service, as demonstrated by utils/pdfdetach.cc not validating a filename of an embedded file before constructing a save path.

Find out more about CVE-2018-19060 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue affects the versions of poppler as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

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-2019:2022 2019-08-06

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
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.
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