Glyphandcog Xpdfreader 4.01.01 “FlateStream::getChar()” Denial Of Service Vulnerability


There is an out-of-bounds read vulnerability in the function FlateStream::getChar() located at in Xpdf 4.01.01. It can, for example, be triggered by sending a crafted PDF document to the pdftoppm tool. It might allow an attacker to cause Information Disclosure or a denial of service.


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Glyphandcog Xpdfreader  is prone to a denial of service (DoS) vulnerability.This allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition due to high consumption of system resources via certain vulnerable vectors. 

Vulnerable Systems:

  • Glyphandcog Xpdfreader 4.01.01

CVE Information:


Disclosure Timeline:
Publish Date:06/01/2019

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