Upstream information

CVE-2018-9918 at MITRE

Description

libqpdf.a in QPDF through 8.0.2 mishandles certain "expected dictionary key but found non-name object" cases, allowing remote attackers to cause a denial of service (stack exhaustion), related to the QPDFObjectHandle and QPDF_Dictionary classes, because nesting in direct objects is not restricted.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Pending

This issue is currently rated as having low 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 3.3
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction Required Required
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High None
Integrity Impact High None
Availability Impact High Low
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1089090 [NEW]

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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 qpdf Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 qpdf Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP2 qpdf Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP3 qpdf Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS qpdf Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS qpdf Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 qpdf Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 qpdf Affected