Poppler CVE-2017-14517 Denial of Service Vulnerability

Poppler is prone to a denial-of-service vulnerability.
A remote attacker may exploit this issue to cause a denial-of-service condition; denying service to legitimate users.
Poppler 0.59.0 is vulnerable; other versions may also be affected.


Bugtraq ID: 105050
Class: Failure to Handle Exceptional Conditions
CVE: CVE-2017-14517

Remote: Yes
Local: No
Published: Sep 17 2017 12:00AM
Updated: Jan 17 2019 10:00AM
Credit: Ziqiang Gu
Vulnerable: Redhat Enterprise Linux 7
Redhat Enterprise Linux 6
+ Trustix Secure Enterprise Linux 2.0
+ Trustix Secure Linux 2.2
+ Trustix Secure Linux 2.1
+ Trustix Secure Linux 2.0
Redhat Enterprise Linux 5
Oracle Solaris 11.4
freedesktop Poppler 0.59.0

Not Vulnerable:


The researcher who discovered this issue has created a proof-of-concept. Please see the references for more information.

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