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security bulletin CVE-2019-14934

PDFResurrect: buffer overflow via pdf_load_pages_kids

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a buffer overflow via pdf_load_pages_kids() of PDFResurrect, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Severity of this bulletin: 2/4.
Creation date: 06/09/2019.
Références of this threat: CVE-2019-14934, FEDORA-2019-80e5e20cf8, FEDORA-2019-e01bc28777, VIGILANCE-VUL-30267.
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Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a buffer overflow via pdf_load_pages_kids() of PDFResurrect, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
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This cybersecurity announce impacts software or systems such as Fedora.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this threat alert is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer weakness alert.

Solutions for this threat

Fedora: new pdfresurrect packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 29: pdfresurrect 0.18-1.fc29
  Fedora 30: pdfresurrect 0.18-1.fc30
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