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Mageia 2021-0184: pdfbox security update

Date 12 Apr 2021
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
A carefully crafted PDF file can trigger an infinite loop while loading the file. This issue affects Apache PDFBox Apache PDFBox version 2.0.22 and prior 2.0.x versions (CVE-2021-27807). A carefully crafted PDF file can trigger an OutOfMemory-Exception while
MGASA-2021-0184 - Updated pdfbox packages fix security vulnerabilities

Publication date: 12 Apr 2021
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2021-0184.html
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases: 8
CVE: CVE-2021-27807,
     CVE-2021-27906

A carefully crafted PDF file can trigger an infinite loop while loading the
file. This issue affects Apache PDFBox Apache PDFBox version 2.0.22 and prior
2.0.x versions (CVE-2021-27807).

A carefully crafted PDF file can trigger an OutOfMemory-Exception while
loading the file. This issue affects Apache PDFBox Apache PDFBox version
2.0.22 and prior 2.0.x versions (CVE-2021-27906).

References:
- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=28682
- https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2021/03/19/9
- https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2021/03/19/10
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2021-27807
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2021-27906

SRPMS:
- 8/core/pdfbox-2.0.23-1.mga8

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