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CVE-2023-6298

Published: 26 November 2023

A vulnerability classified as problematic was found in Apryse iText 8.0.2. This vulnerability affects the function main of the file PdfDocument.java. The manipulation leads to improper validation of array index. The attack can be initiated remotely. The exploit has been disclosed to the public and may be used. The real existence of this vulnerability is still doubted at the moment. The identifier of this vulnerability is VDB-246124. NOTE: The vendor was contacted early about this disclosure but did not respond in any way. A statement published afterwards explains that the exception is not a vulnerability and the identified CWEs might not apply to the software.

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

6.5

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
libitext5-java
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needs triage

focal Needs triage

jammy Needs triage

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

trusty Ignored
(end of standard support)
upstream Needs triage

xenial Needs triage

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