Bug 1499162 (CVE-2017-14517) - CVE-2017-14517 poppler: NULL pointer dereference in the XRef::parseEntry() function
Summary: CVE-2017-14517 poppler: NULL pointer dereference in the XRef::parseEntry() fu...
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2017-14517
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1499168 1499169
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2017-10-06 09:44 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:23 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 03:26:42 UTC


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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]


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