Bug#898357: poppler: CVE-2017-18267: infinite loop in FoFiType1C::cvtGlyph in FoFiType1C.cc

Salvatore Bonaccorso carnil at debian.org
Thu May 10 19:37:54 BST 2018

Source: poppler
Version: 0.63.0-2
Severity: important
Tags: patch security upstream
Forwarded: https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=103238


The following vulnerability was published for poppler.

| 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.

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-2017-18267
[1] https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=103238

Please adjust the affected versions in the BTS as needed.


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