Bug#877222: poppler: CVE-2017-14929

Salvatore Bonaccorso carnil at debian.org
Fri Sep 29 17:25:12 UTC 2017

Source: poppler
Version: 0.57.0-2
Severity: important
Tags: patch security upstream
Forwarded: https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=102969


the following vulnerability was published for poppler.

| In Poppler 0.59.0, memory corruption occurs in a call to
| Object::dictLookup() in Object.h after a repeating series of
| Gfx::display, Gfx::go, Gfx::execOp, Gfx::opFill, Gfx::doPatternFill,
| Gfx::doTilingPatternFill and Gfx::drawForm calls (aka a Gfx.cc infinite
| loop), a different vulnerability than CVE-2017-14519.

If you fix the vulnerability please also make sure to include the
CVE (Common Vulnerabilities & Exposures) id in your changelog entry.

For further information see:

[0] https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2017-14929
[1] https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=102969

Please adjust the affected versions in the BTS as needed.


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