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Ubuntu: USN-3638-1 (CVE-2017-9209): QPDF vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-3638-1 (CVE-2017-9209): QPDF vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
05/23/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/15/2018
Modified
03/02/2020

Description

libqpdf.a in QPDF 6.0.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite recursion and stack consumption) via a crafted PDF document, related to QPDFObjectHandle::parseInternal, aka qpdf-infiniteloop2.

Solution(s)

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

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