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1500344: CVE-2017-14977 poppler: NULL pointer dereference in the FoFiTrueType::getCFFBlock function

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The FoFiTrueType::getCFFBlock function in in Poppler 0.59.0 has a NULL pointer dereference vulnerability due to lack of validation of a table pointer, which allows an attacker to launch a denial of service attack.

Find out more about CVE-2017-14977 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

CVSS3 Base Score 3.3
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Low

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 poppler Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 poppler Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 poppler Will not fix
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