Mageia 2020-0291: xpdf security update

    Date 10 Jul 2020
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Advisory text to describe the update. Wrap lines at ~75 chars. 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.
    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.
    Wrap lines at ~75 chars.
    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/This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it./thread/IQBAHQQF2P7E6PL5STST3TGH7VPVXKKQ/
    - https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2019-12360
    
    SRPMS:
    - 7/core/xpdf-4.02-1.2.mga7
    

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