Upstream information

CVE-2018-8104 at MITRE


The BufStream::lookChar function in in xpdf 4.00 allows attackers to launch denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read and application crash) via a specific pdf file, as demonstrated by pdftohtml.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.3
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 5.5 3.3
Attack Vector Local Local
Attack Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction Required Required
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact High Low
CVSSv3 Version 3 3
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1085243 [NEW], 1085244 [NEW], 1085245 [NEW], 1085246 [NEW], 1085247 [NEW], 1085248 [NEW], 1085249 [NEW], 1085268 [NEW], 1133493 [NEW]

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Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
Products past their end of life and not receiving proactive updates anymore.
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 xpdf Affected

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Wed Mar 14 07:29:30 2018
CVE page last modified: Fri Feb 10 14:37:55 2023