Bug#877957: poppler: CVE-2017-14975: NULL pointer dereference in FoFiType1C::convertToType0
carnil at debian.org
Sat Oct 7 22:06:26 UTC 2017
Tags: patch security upstream
the following vulnerability was published for poppler.
| The FoFiType1C::convertToType0 function in FoFiType1C.cc in Poppler
| 0.59.0 has a NULL pointer dereference vulnerability because a data
| structure is not initialized, which allows an attacker to launch a
| denial of service attack.
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