Upstream information

CVE-2020-24999 at MITRE


There is an invalid memory access in the function fprintf located in in Xpdf 4.0.2. It can be triggered by sending a crafted PDF file to the pdftohtml binary, which allows a remote attacker to cause a Denial of Service (Segmentation fault) or possibly have unspecified other impact.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.8
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.8 5.3
Attack Vector Local Network
Attack Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction Required None
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High None
Integrity Impact High None
Availability Impact High Low
CVSSv3 Version 3.1 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1176416 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

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Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification. The updates are grouped by state of their lifecycle. SUSE product lifecycles are documented on the lifecycle page.

Product(s) Source package State
Products past their end of life and not receiving proactive updates anymore.
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 xpdf Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1-LTSS xpdf Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 xpdf Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2-LTSS xpdf Not affected

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Fri Sep 4 05:42:37 2020
CVE page last modified: Tue Jul 2 19:05:59 2024