Bug 1537951 (CVE-2017-17858) - CVE-2017-17858 mupdf: Heap-based buffer overflow in pdf/pdf-xref.c:ensure_solid_xref() could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code via a crafted PDF file
Summary: CVE-2017-17858 mupdf: Heap-based buffer overflow in pdf/pdf-xref.c:ensure_sol...
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Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Alias: CVE-2017-17858
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1537952
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2018-01-24 07:23 UTC by Sam Fowler
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:30 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 03:38:11 UTC


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Description Sam Fowler 2018-01-24 07:23:27 UTC
Heap-based buffer overflow in the ensure_solid_xref function in pdf/pdf-xref.c in Artifex MuPDF 1.12.0 allows a remote attacker to potentially execute arbitrary code via a crafted PDF file, because xref subsection object numbers are unrestricted.

External References:
http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2017-17858
https://github.com/mzet-/Security-Advisories/blob/master/mzet-adv-2017-01.md

Upstream Issue:
https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=698819

Upstream Patch:
https://build.opensuse.org/request/show/568499

Comment 1 Sam Fowler 2018-01-24 07:23:45 UTC
Created mupdf tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1537952]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2019-06-08 03:38:11 UTC
This CVE Bugzilla entry is for community support informational purposes only as it does not affect a package in a commercially supported Red Hat product. Refer to the dependent bugs for status of those individual community products.


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