Bug 1500343 (CVE-2017-14975) - CVE-2017-14975 poppler: NULL pointer dereference in the FoFiType1C::convertToType0 function
Summary: CVE-2017-14975 poppler: NULL pointer dereference in the FoFiType1C::convertTo...
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2017-14975
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: 2017-10-10 12:27 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:23 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 03:28:23 UTC


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Description Andrej Nemec 2017-10-10 12:27:14 UTC
The FoFiType1C::convertToType0 function in FoFiType1C.cc in Poppler 0.59.0 has a NULL pointer dereference vulnerability because a data structure is not initialized, which allows an attacker to launch a denial of service attack.

Upstream issue:

https://bugzilla.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=102653

Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2017-10-10 12:32:52 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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