Bug 1971658 (CVE-2021-31812) - CVE-2021-31812 pdfbox: infinite loop while loading a crafted PDF file
Summary: CVE-2021-31812 pdfbox: infinite loop while loading a crafted PDF file
Alias: CVE-2021-31812
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: 1971659
Blocks: 1971661
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2021-06-14 14:03 UTC by Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz
Modified: 2021-12-02 16:38 UTC (History)
36 users (show)

Fixed In Version: pdfbox-2.0.24
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Last Closed: 2021-12-02 16:38:46 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)

System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2021:4918 0 None None None 2021-12-02 16:18:22 UTC

Description Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2021-06-14 14:03:56 UTC
In Apache PDFBox, a carefully crafted PDF file can trigger an infinite loop while loading the file. This issue affects Apache PDFBox version 2.0.23 and prior 2.0.x versions.


Comment 1 Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2021-06-14 14:04:24 UTC
Created pdfbox tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1971659]

Comment 2 Jonathan Christison 2021-06-28 10:36:27 UTC
This vulnerability is out of security support scope for the following products:

 * Red Hat JBoss BRMS 6
 * Red Hat JBoss BPMS 6
 * Red Hat JBoss Data Virtualization 6

Please refer to https://access.redhat.com/support/policy/updates/jboss_notes for more details.

Comment 3 Jonathan Christison 2021-06-28 11:39:35 UTC
Fixing commit: https://github.com/apache/pdfbox/commit/cd17a19e9ab1028dc662e972dd8dbb3fa68b4a33

Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2021-12-02 16:18:20 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Integration

Via RHSA-2021:4918 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2021:4918

Comment 8 Product Security DevOps Team 2021-12-02 16:38:44 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):


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