Bug 1500345 (CVE-2017-14976) - CVE-2017-14976 poppler: Heap-based buffer over-read in the FoFiType1C::convertToType0 function
Summary: CVE-2017-14976 poppler: Heap-based buffer over-read in the FoFiType1C::conver...
Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2017-14976
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability   
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OS: Linux
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Keywords: Security
Depends On: 1499168 1499169
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Reported: 2017-10-10 12:29 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2018-09-30 21:34 UTC (History)
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Description Andrej Nemec 2017-10-10 12:29:18 UTC
The FoFiType1C::convertToType0 function in FoFiType1C.cc in Poppler 0.59.0 has a heap-based buffer over-read vulnerability if an out-of-bounds font dictionary index is encountered, which allows an attacker to launch a denial of service attack.

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Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2017-10-10 12:32:21 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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