Upstream information

CVE-2018-14320 at MITRE


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to disclose sensitive information on vulnerable installations of PoDoFo. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file. The specific flaw exists within PdfEncoding::ParseToUnicode. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of user-supplied data, which can result in a memory corruption condition. An attacker can leverage this in conjunction with other vulnerabilities to execute arbitrary code in the context of the current process. Was ZDI-CAN-5673.

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:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 6.5 3.3
Access Vector Network Local
Access Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction Required Required
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact None Low
CVSSv3 Version 3 3
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1108764 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • libpodofo-devel >= 0.9.7-2.2
  • libpodofo0_9_7 >= 0.9.7-2.2
  • podofo >= 0.9.7-2.2
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA libpodofo-devel-0.9.7-2.2

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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 podofo Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 podofo Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 podofo Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Bootstrap Kit 12 podofo Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3 podofo Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP3 podofo Not affected