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CVE-2019-16927

Published: 27 September 2019

Xpdf 4.01.01 has an out-of-bounds write in the vertProfile part of the TextPage::findGaps function in TextOutputDev.cc, a different vulnerability than CVE-2019-9877.

Notes

AuthorNote
jdstrand
xpdf in koffice is 2.0
mdeslaur
poppler doesn't have TextPage::findGaps, no indication it is
vulnerable to this issue
ebarretto
xpdf in Debian uses poppler, which is not affected or fixed

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

5.5

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
ipe
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needs triage

disco Ignored
(end of life)
eoan Ignored
(end of life)
focal Needs triage

groovy Ignored
(end of life)
hirsute Ignored
(end of life)
impish Ignored
(end of life)
jammy Needs triage

kinetic Ignored
(end of life, was needs-triage)
lunar Ignored
(end of life, was needs-triage)
mantic Needs triage

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Needs triage

poppler
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(code not present)
disco Not vulnerable
(code not present)
eoan Not vulnerable
(code not present)
focal Not vulnerable
(code not present)
groovy Not vulnerable
(code not present)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(code not present)
impish Not vulnerable
(code not present)
jammy Not vulnerable
(code not present)
kinetic Not vulnerable
(code not present)
lunar Not vulnerable
(code not present)
mantic Not vulnerable
(code not present)
trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Not vulnerable
(code not present)
xpdf
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(code not present)
disco Ignored
(end of life)
eoan Ignored
(end of life)
focal Does not exist

groovy Does not exist

hirsute Ignored
(end of life)
impish Ignored
(end of life)
jammy Not vulnerable
(code not present)
kinetic Not vulnerable
(code not present)
lunar Not vulnerable
(code not present)
mantic Not vulnerable
(code not present)
trusty Does not exist

upstream Not vulnerable
(debian: xpdf in Debian uses poppler, which is fixed)
xenial Not vulnerable
(code not present)

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 5.5
Attack vector Local
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required None
User interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity impact None
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H