An issue was discovered in Artifex MuPDF before 1912de5f08e90af1d9d0a9791f58ba3afdb9d465. The pdf_run_xobject function in pdf-op-run.c encounters a NULL pointer dereference during a Fitz fz_paint_pixmap_with_mask painting operation. Versions 1.11 and later are unaffected.
Published 2017-02-15 06:59:01
Updated 2022-04-18 17:58:57
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Memory Corruption

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2017-5991

2.45%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 89 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2017-5991

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
10.0
2.9
NIST
7.5
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
3.9
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2017-5991

  • 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-2017-5991

Products affected by CVE-2017-5991

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