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CVE-2017-14976 Detail

Current Description

The FoFiType1C::convertToType0 function in FoFiType1C.cc in Poppler 0.59.0 has a heap-based buffer over-read vulnerability if an out-of-bounds font dictionary index is encountered, which allows an attacker to launch a denial of service attack.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 3.9


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Insufficient_Info
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugzilla.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=102724 Exploit Issue Tracking VDB Entry Vendor Advisory
https://cgit.freedesktop.org/poppler/poppler/commit/?id=da63c35549e8852a410946ab016a3f25ac701bdf Patch Vendor Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/11/msg00023.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4079 Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:freedesktop:poppler:0.59.0
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0
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 cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0
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 cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-14976
NVD Published Date:
10/01/2017
NVD Last Modified:
05/03/2019