CVE-2017-18267

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2017-10-12
CWE:
CWE-674
Bugzilla:
1578777: CVE-2017-18267 poppler: Infinite recursion in fofi/FoFiType1C.cc:FoFiType1C::cvtGlyph() function allows denial of service

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The FoFiType1C::cvtGlyph function in fofi/FoFiType1C.cc in Poppler through 0.64.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite recursion) via a crafted PDF file, as demonstrated by pdftops.

Find out more about CVE-2017-18267 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 5.1
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (poppler) RHSA-2018:3140 2018-10-30

Affected Packages State

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

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