2020-19469 | PDF2JSON reset denial of service
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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, has been found in PDF2JSON 0.70. This issue affects the function
DCTStream::reset. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a denial of service vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-404. Impacted is availability. The summary by CVE is:
An issue has been found in function DCTStream::reset in PDF2JSON 0.70 that allows attackers to cause a Denial of Service due to an invalid write of size 8 .
The weakness was presented 07/22/2021. It is possible to read the advisory at github.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2020-19469 since 08/13/2020. The attack can only be initiated within the local network. A simple authentication is required for exploitation. Technical details of the vulnerability are known, but there is no available exploit. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1499 according to MITRE ATT&CK.
There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 3.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 3.5
Status: Not defined
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