CVE-2018-20650

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2018-12-28
CWE:
CWE-617
Bugzilla:
1665263: CVE-2018-20650 poppler: reachable Object::dictLookup assertion in FileSpec class in FileSpec.cc

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

A reachable Object::dictLookup assertion in Poppler 0.72.0 allows attackers to cause a denial of service due to the lack of a check for the dict data type, as demonstrated by use of the FileSpec class (in FileSpec.cc) in pdfdetach.

Find out more about CVE-2018-20650 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

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

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 poppler Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 poppler Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 poppler Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 poppler Will not fix
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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