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Ubuntu: USN-3638-1 (CVE-2017-12595): QPDF vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-3638-1 (CVE-2017-12595): QPDF vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/27/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/15/2018
Modified
05/15/2018

Description

The tokenizer in QPDF 6.0.0 and 7.0.b1 is recursive for arrays and dictionaries, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (stack consumption and segmentation fault) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a PDF document with a deep data structure, as demonstrated by a crash in QPDFObjectHandle::parseInternal in libqpdf/QPDFObjectHandle.cc.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libqpdf21
  • ubuntu-upgrade-qpdf

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