MGASA-2020-0291 - Updated xpdf packages fix security vulnerability

Publication date: 10 Jul 2020
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2020-0291.html
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases: 7
CVE: CVE-2019-12360

Advisory text to describe the update.
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A stack-based buffer over-read exists in FoFiTrueType::dumpString in
fofi/FoFiTrueType.cc in Xpdf 4.01.01. It can, for example, be triggered
by sending crafted TrueType data in a PDF document to the pdftops tool.
It might allow an attacker to cause Denial of Service or leak memory data
into dump content. (CVE-2019-12360)

References:
- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=26920
- https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/thread/IQBAHQQF2P7E6PL5STST3TGH7VPVXKKQ/
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2019-12360

SRPMS:
- 7/core/xpdf-4.02-1.2.mga7