Bug 1499162 (CVE-2017-14517)

Summary: CVE-2017-14517 poppler: NULL pointer dereference in the XRef::parseEntry() 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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Bug Depends On: 1499168, 1499169    
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Description Andrej Nemec 2017-10-06 09:44:06 UTC
A NULL Pointer Dereference was found in poppler in the XRef::parseEntry() function in XRef.cc. A local attacker could use a maliciously crafted PDF document to crash the application.

Upstream issue:

https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=102687

Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2017-10-06 09:53:03 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]