An issue was discovered in Xpdf 4.00. A hang caused by large loop catalog->getNumPages() in AcroForm.cc allows attackers to launch a denial of service via a specific pdf file. This is mainly caused by a large number after the /Count field in the file.
Created xpdf tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: epel-all [bug 1646461]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1646460]
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.