Bug 1597427 (CVE-2018-12983) - CVE-2018-12983 podofo: stack-based buffer over-read in the PdfEncryptMD5Base::ComputeEncryptionKey function
Summary: CVE-2018-12983 podofo: stack-based buffer over-read in the PdfEncryptMD5Base:...
Alias: CVE-2018-12983
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
Whiteboard: impact=low,public=20180627,reported=2...
Keywords: Security
Depends On: 1597429 1597432 1597433
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Reported: 2018-07-02 22:36 UTC by Laura Pardo
Modified: 2019-06-10 10:31 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2019-06-10 10:31:25 UTC

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Description Laura Pardo 2018-07-02 22:36:00 UTC
A flaw was found in PoDoFo 0.9.6-rc1. A stack-based buffer over-read in the PdfEncryptMD5Base::ComputeEncryptionKey() function in PdfEncrypt.cpp could be leveraged by remote attackers to cause a denial-of-service via a crafted pdf file.


Comment 1 Laura Pardo 2018-07-02 22:36:49 UTC
Created mingw-podofo tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1597432]

Created podofo tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 1597433]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1597429]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2019-06-10 10:31:25 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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