Bug#877952: poppler: CVE-2017-14977: NULL pointer dereference in FoFiTrueType::getCFFBlock
carnil at debian.org
Sat Oct 7 21:40:21 UTC 2017
Tags: patch security upstream
the following vulnerability was published for poppler.
| The FoFiTrueType::getCFFBlock function in FoFiTrueType.cc 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.
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