Bug 1466442 (CVE-2017-9775) - CVE-2017-9775 poppler: Stack-buffer overflow in GfxState.cc
Summary: CVE-2017-9775 poppler: Stack-buffer overflow in GfxState.cc
Alias: CVE-2017-9775
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1459067 1459068 1483504 1483505
Blocks: 1479824
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2017-06-29 15:34 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:15 UTC (History)
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A stack-based buffer overflow was found in the poppler library. An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause applications that use poppler (such as Evince) to crash, or potentially execute arbitrary code when opened.
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Last Closed: 2017-08-31 14:05:13 UTC

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System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2017:2551 0 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Moderate: poppler security update 2017-08-30 18:00:52 UTC

Description Andrej Nemec 2017-06-29 15:34:35 UTC
Poppler has a stack-based buffer overflow in GfxState.cc, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted PDF document.

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Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2017-06-29 15:39:04 UTC
Created mingw-poppler tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1459068]

Created poppler tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1459067]

Comment 9 errata-xmlrpc 2017-08-30 14:08:55 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2017:2551 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2551

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