Bug 1539853 (CVE-2018-5686) - CVE-2018-5686 mupdf: Infinite loop in pdf_parse_array function in pdf/pdf-parse.c
Summary: CVE-2018-5686 mupdf: Infinite loop in pdf_parse_array function in pdf/pdf-par...
Alias: CVE-2018-5686
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1539854
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Reported: 2018-01-29 18:08 UTC by Pedro Sampaio
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:31 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 03:38:38 UTC

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Description Pedro Sampaio 2018-01-29 18:08:11 UTC
In MuPDF 1.12.0, there is an infinite loop vulnerability and application hang in the pdf_parse_array function (pdf/pdf-parse.c) because EOF is not considered. Attackers could leverage this vulnerability to cause a denial of service via a crafted pdf file.

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Comment 1 Pedro Sampaio 2018-01-29 18:08:29 UTC
Created mupdf tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1539854]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2019-06-08 03:38:38 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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