An issue was discovered in Exempi before 2.4.3. The PostScript_Support::ConvertToDate function in XMPFiles/source/FormatSupport/PostScript_Support.cpp allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid pointer dereference and application crash) via a crafted .ps file.
Published 2018-03-15 19:29:00
Updated 2018-04-04 17:49:35
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2017-18237

0.09%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 36 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2017-18237

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.3
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
8.6
2.9
NIST
5.5
MEDIUM CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
1.8
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2017-18237

  • A NULL pointer dereference occurs when the application dereferences a pointer that it expects to be valid, but is NULL, typically causing a crash or exit.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2017-18237

Products affected by CVE-2017-18237

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