Bug 1500344 (CVE-2017-14977) - CVE-2017-14977 poppler: NULL pointer dereference in the FoFiTrueType::getCFFBlock function
Summary: CVE-2017-14977 poppler: NULL pointer dereference in the FoFiTrueType::getCFFB...
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2017-14977
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: 1499168 1499169
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2017-10-10 12:28 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-06-08 22:24 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 03:28:25 UTC


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Description Andrej Nemec 2017-10-10 12:28:15 UTC
The FoFiTrueType::getCFFBlock function in FoFiTrueType.cc in Poppler 0.59.0 has a NULL pointer dereference vulnerability due to lack of validation of a table pointer, which allows an attacker to launch a denial of service attack.

Upstream issue:

https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=103045

Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2017-10-10 12:32:35 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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