Bug 2272851 (CVE-2024-3247) - CVE-2024-3247 xpdf: stack-overflow in pdftotext
Summary: CVE-2024-3247 xpdf: stack-overflow in pdftotext
Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2024-3247
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Product Security
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Depends On: 2272852 2272853
Blocks: 2272850
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2024-04-03 01:00 UTC by Robb Gatica
Modified: 2024-04-19 07:27 UTC (History)
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A flaw was found in the 'pdftotext' component of Xpdf. This flaw allows a local attacker to trigger a stack overflow condition using specially crafted input, possibly leading to an application crash.
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Description Robb Gatica 2024-04-03 01:00:32 UTC
In Xpdf 4.05 (and earlier), a PDF object loop in an object stream leads to infinite recursion and a stack overflow.


Comment 1 Robb Gatica 2024-04-03 01:12:28 UTC
Created xpdf tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 2272852]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 2272853]

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