Bug 1500344 (CVE-2017-14977)

Summary: CVE-2017-14977 poppler: NULL pointer dereference in the FoFiTrueType::getCFFBlock function
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Andrej Nemec <anemec>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: alexl, caillon+fedoraproject, caolanm, feborges, gnome-sig, manisandro, mkasik, novyjindrich, rdieter, rhughes, rstrode, sandmann
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Whiteboard: impact=low,public=20170930,reported=20171001,source=cve,cvss3=3.3/CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L,cwe=CWE-476,fedora-all/poppler=affected,fedora-all/mingw-poppler=affected,rhel-5/poppler=wontfix,rhel-6/poppler=wontfix,rhel-7/poppler=wontfix
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Bug Depends On: 1499168, 1499169    
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Description Andrej Nemec 2017-10-10 12:28:15 UTC
The FoFiTrueType::getCFFBlock function in FoFiTrueType.cc in Poppler 0.59.0 has a NULL pointer dereference vulnerability due to lack of validation of a table pointer, which allows an attacker to launch a denial of service attack.

Upstream issue:

https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=103045

Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2017-10-10 12:32:35 UTC
Created mingw-poppler tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1499169]


Created poppler tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1499168]