CVE-2019-9959

Public on 2020-07-14
Modified on 2020-08-24
Description
The JPXStream::init function in Poppler 0.78.0 and earlier doesn't check for negative values of stream length, leading to an Integer Overflow, thereby making it possible to allocate a large memory chunk on the heap, with a size controlled by an attacker, as demonstrated by pdftocairo.
Severity
Low
CVSS v3 Base Score
6.2
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 2 poppler 2020-08-18 20:33 ALAS2-2020-1481
Amazon Linux 1 poppler 2020-07-14 02:14 ALAS-2020-1398

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 6.2 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
NVD CVSSv2 4.3 AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
NVD CVSSv3 6.5 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H