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computer vulnerability announce CVE-2017-1000456

Poppler: buffer overflow

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can generate a buffer overflow of Poppler, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Vulnerable software: Debian, Fedora, openSUSE Leap, Solaris, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Consequences of an intrusion: user access/rights, denial of service on service, denial of service on client.
Attacker's origin: document.
Creation date: 03/01/2018.
Références of this computer vulnerability: bulletinjan2019, CVE-2017-1000456, DLA-1228-1, DSA-4097-1, FEDORA-2018-048468d7a8, FEDORA-2018-20ba39cba9, openSUSE-SU-2018:1721-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1662-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1691-1, USN-3517-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-24937.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can generate a buffer overflow of Poppler, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
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