NitroPDF CharProcs Parser PDF File Handler use after free

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in NitroPDF (the affected version unknown). This affects an unknown function of the component CharProcs Parser. The manipulation as part of a PDF File Handler leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-416. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

An exploitable Use After Free vulnerability exists in the CharProcs parsing functionality of NitroPDF. A specially crafted PDF can cause a type confusion, resulting in a Use After Free. An attacker can craft a malicious PDF to trigger this vulnerability.

The weakness was presented 10/09/2019. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2019-5047 since 01/04/2019. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 09/29/2020).

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

See 143286, 143285, 143284 and 143282 for similar entries.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.0
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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-416
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CVE: CVE-2019-5047 (🔍)
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Created: 10/10/2019 10:54 AM
Updated: 09/29/2020 09:21 PM
Changes: (17) vulnerability_cwe vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_av vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ac vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_au vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ci vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ii vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ai vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_av vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_ac vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_pr vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_ui vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_s vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_c vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_i vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_a source_cve_assigned source_cve_nvd_summary
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