There is a stack consumption issue in md5Round1() located in Decrypt.cc in Xpdf 4.01. It can be triggered by sending a crafted pdf file to (for example) the pdfimages binary. It allows an attacker to cause Denial of Service (Segmentation fault) or possibly have unspecified other impact. This is related to Catalog::countPageTree.
Published 2019-03-06 08:29:00
Updated 2019-03-06 23:09:27
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2019-9587

0.11%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 44 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2019-9587

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.8
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
8.6
6.4
NIST
7.8
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.8
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2019-9587

  • The product does not properly control the allocation and maintenance of a limited resource, thereby enabling an actor to influence the amount of resources consumed, eventually leading to the exhaustion of available resources.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2019-9587

Products affected by CVE-2019-9587

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