Bug#877954: poppler: CVE-2017-14976: heap overflow in FoFiType1C::convertToType0
carnil at debian.org
Sat Oct 7 21:54:00 UTC 2017
Tags: security patch upstream
the following vulnerability was published for poppler.
| The FoFiType1C::convertToType0 function in FoFiType1C.cc in Poppler
| 0.59.0 has a heap-based buffer over-read vulnerability if an
| out-of-bounds font dictionary index is encountered, which allows an
| attacker to launch a denial of service attack.
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