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CVE-2019-15531

Published: 23 August 2019

GNU Libextractor through 1.9 has a heap-based buffer over-read in the function EXTRACTOR_dvi_extract_method in plugins/dvi_extractor.c.

From the Ubuntu Security Team

It was discovered that Libextractor incorrectly handled certain files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

6.5

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
libextractor
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needed

disco Ignored
(end of life)
eoan Not vulnerable
(1:1.9-2)
focal Not vulnerable
(1:1.9-2)
groovy Not vulnerable
(1:1.9-2)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(1:1.9-2)
impish Not vulnerable
(1:1.9-2)
jammy Not vulnerable
(1:1.9-2)
kinetic Not vulnerable
(1:1.9-2)
lunar Not vulnerable
(1:1.9-2)
mantic Not vulnerable
(1:1.9-2)
noble Not vulnerable
(1:1.9-2)
trusty
Released (1:1.3-1ubuntu0.1~esm1)
Available with Ubuntu Pro or Ubuntu Pro (Infra-only)
upstream
Released (1:1.9-2)
xenial Needed

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:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H