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CVE-2023-6299

Published: 26 November 2023

A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, has been found in Apryse iText 8.0.1. This issue affects some unknown processing of the file PdfDocument.java of the component Reference Table Handler. The manipulation leads to memory leak. The attack may be initiated remotely. The exploit has been disclosed to the public and may be used. Upgrading to version 8.0.2 is able to address this issue. It is recommended to upgrade the affected component. The identifier VDB-246125 was assigned to this vulnerability. NOTE: The vendor was contacted early about this vulnerability. The fix was introduced in the iText 8.0.2 release on October 25th 2023, prior to the disclosure.

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