Bug 1475517 (CVE-2017-11627) - CVE-2017-11627 qpdf: Infinite loop in PointerHolder function in PointerHolder.hh
Summary: CVE-2017-11627 qpdf: Infinite loop in PointerHolder function in PointerHolder.hh
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2017-11627
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Keywords: Security
Depends On: 1475519 1475518
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2017-07-26 20:03 UTC by Pedro Sampaio
Modified: 2019-06-08 22:11 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 03:18:51 UTC


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Description Pedro Sampaio 2017-07-26 20:03:20 UTC
A stack-consumption vulnerability was found in libqpdf in QPDF 6.0.0,
which allows attackers to cause a denial of service via a crafted file,
related to the PointerHolder function in PointerHolder.hh, aka an
"infinite loop".
Upstream bug:

https://github.com/qpdf/qpdf/issues/118

Upstream patch:

https://github.com/jberkenbilt/qpdf/commit/2f56805a397b4d264bcfdfc248765990084c2933
https://github.com/jberkenbilt/qpdf/commit/97c9344c4b878ddc4723486640688d2d3d38ad32
https://github.com/qpdf/qpdf/commit/ac3c81a8edcb44e2669485630d6718c96a6ad6e9

References:

http://somevulnsofadlab.blogspot.com.br/2017/07/qpdfan-infinite-loop-in-libqpdf_21.html

Comment 1 Pedro Sampaio 2017-07-26 20:03:47 UTC
Created qpdf tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-6 [bug 1475519]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1475518]


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