pdf_load_obj_stm in pdf/pdf-xref.c in Artifex MuPDF 1.12.0 could reference the object stream recursively and therefore run out of error stack, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a crafted PDF document.
Published 2018-02-02 09:29:01
Updated 2019-10-03 00:03:26
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2018-6544

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.66%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 77 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2018-6544

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source
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-2018-6544

  • The product does not properly control the amount of recursion that takes place, consuming excessive resources, such as allocated memory or the program stack.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2018-6544

Products affected by CVE-2018-6544

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