Bug 1578777 (CVE-2017-18267) - CVE-2017-18267 poppler: Infinite recursion in fofi/FoFiType1C.cc:FoFiType1C::cvtGlyph() function allows denial of service
Summary: CVE-2017-18267 poppler: Infinite recursion in fofi/FoFiType1C.cc:FoFiType1C::...
Alias: CVE-2017-18267
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Whiteboard: impact=low,public=20171012,reported=2...
Depends On: 1578779 1578780 1578781 1579179 1579180
Blocks: 1578783
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2018-05-16 11:47 UTC by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2019-06-10 10:23 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2019-06-10 10:23:08 UTC

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Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2018:3140 None None None 2018-10-30 07:42:48 UTC

Description Adam Mariš 2018-05-16 11:47:10 UTC
The FoFiType1C::cvtGlyph function in fofi/FoFiType1C.cc in Poppler through 0.64.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite recursion) via a crafted PDF file, as demonstrated by pdftops.

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Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2018-05-16 11:47:41 UTC
Created mingw-poppler tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1578781]

Created poppler tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1578780]

Comment 4 errata-xmlrpc 2018-10-30 07:42:40 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2018:3140 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3140

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