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Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2018-18020: qpdf security update

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Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2018-18020: qpdf security update

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
10/06/2018
Created
01/03/2020
Added
01/03/2020
Modified
01/03/2020

Description

In QPDF 8.2.1, in libqpdf/QPDFWriter.cc, QPDFWriter::unparseObject and QPDFWriter::unparseChild have recursive calls for a long time, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a crafted PDF file.

Solution(s)

  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp8-upgrade-qpdf-libs

References

  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp8-upgrade-qpdf-libs

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