CVSS Score of 10 (low)


Published Jul 31, 2023
Updated: Dec 6, 2023


CVE-2023-34872 is a vulnerability in for Poppler versions prior to 23.06.0, which allows a remote attacker to cause a Denial of Service (DoS) by crashing the system using a specially crafted PDF file in OutlineItem::open. The vulnerability affects multiple products, including RWKIgE, X7EV9W, Zte_cQ, and many others. To remediate the issue, users should update to version 23.06.0 or later of Poppler. The vulnerability poses a medium risk with a base score of 5.5 according to [email protected], and it requires user interaction for exploitation but does not require any privileges. The potential danger lies in the system being crashed, leading to service disruption or unavailability for affected organizations.

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