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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2018-16646

In Poppler 0.68.0, the Parser::getObj() function in Parser.cc may cause infinite recursion via a crafted file. A remote attacker can leverage this for a DoS attack.
Publish Date : 2018-09-06 Last Update Date : 2019-10-02
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.3
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 835

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2019:2022: poppler security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20192022 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2018-16646

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 16.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 18.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 18.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Freedesktop Poppler 0.68.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 4
Debian Debian Linux 1
Freedesktop Poppler 1

- References For CVE-2018-16646

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/11/msg00040.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20181130 [SECURITY] [DLA 1562-2] poppler security update
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3837-2/
UBUNTU USN-3837-2
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/10/msg00024.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20181031 [SECURITY] [DLA 1562-1] poppler security update
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2022
REDHAT RHSA-2019:2022
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/12/msg00004.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20181214 [SECURITY] [DLA 1562-3] poppler regression update
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3837-1/
UBUNTU USN-3837-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1622951

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2018-16646

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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