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CVE-2018-20551

Published: 28 December 2018

A reachable Object::getString assertion in Poppler 0.72.0 allows attackers to cause a denial of service due to construction of invalid rich media annotation assets in the AnnotRichMedia class in Annot.c.

Priority

Low

Cvss 3 Severity Score

6.5

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
poppler
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream Needs triage

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was not-affected [code not present])
xenial
Released (0.41.0-0ubuntu1.12)
bionic
Released (0.62.0-2ubuntu2.7)
cosmic
Released (0.68.0-0ubuntu1.5)
Patches:
upstream: https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/poppler/poppler/commit/7f87dc10b6adccd6d1b977a28b064add254aa2da

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 6.5
Attack vector Network
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required None
User interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity impact None
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H