CVE-2024-4141

CVSS 3.1 Score 2.9 of 10 (low)

Details

Published Apr 24, 2024
CWE ID 787

Summary

CVE-2024-4141 is a vulnerability found in Xpdf 4.05 and earlier versions, which can be triggered by an invalid character code in a Type 1 font. The issue arises from a bounds check that is being optimized away by modern compilers. The vulnerability has a low base severity with a CVSS score of 2.9 and poses a potential danger to organizations as it allows for out-of-bounds array write. However, the exploitability score is also low at 1.4, requiring no privileges or user interaction and having a local attack vector. To remediate this vulnerability, it is recommended to update Xpdf to the latest version available.

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