Xpdf 4.01.01 GfxState.cc parse out-of-bounds

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A vulnerability was found in Xpdf 4.01.01 (Document Reader Software). It has been classified as critical. Affected is the function GfxPatchMeshShading::parse of the file GfxState.cc. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a out-of-bounds vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-125. The product reads data past the end, or before the beginning, of the intended buffer. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

An issue was discovered in Xpdf 4.01.01. There is an out of bounds read in the function GfxPatchMeshShading::parse at GfxState.cc for typeA==6 case 2.

The weakness was released 07/27/2019. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2019-14290 since 07/27/2019. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 138880, 138879, 138878 and 138877.






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Class: Out-of-bounds
CWE: CWE-125 / CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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07/27/2019 🔍
07/27/2019 +0 days 🔍
07/28/2019 +1 days 🔍
11/13/2023 +1569 days 🔍


Advisory: forum.xpdfreader.com
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2019-14290 (🔍)
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Created: 07/28/2019 04:34 PM
Updated: 11/13/2023 11:03 AM
Changes: 07/28/2019 04:34 PM (36), 07/14/2020 10:49 AM (18), 11/13/2023 11:03 AM (3)
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