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Bug 620198 (CVE-2017-7511) - <app-text/poppler-0.55.0-r1 : Null pointer dereference in pdfunite via crafted documents
Summary: <app-text/poppler-0.55.0-r1 : Null pointer dereference in pdfunite via crafte...
Alias: CVE-2017-7511
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: A3 [glsa+ cve]
Depends on: CVE-2017-9865
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Reported: 2017-05-30 14:26 UTC by Agostino Sarubbo
Modified: 2018-01-17 13:43 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Description Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2017-05-30 14:26:49 UTC
From ${URL} :

poppler since version 0.17.3 has been vulnerable to NULL pointer dereference in pdfunite triggered by specially crafted documents.

Upstream bugs:

Upstream patch:

@maintainer(s): after the bump, in case we need to stabilize the package, please let us know if it is ready for the stabilization or not.
Comment 1 Andreas K. Hüttel archtester gentoo-dev 2017-05-30 19:49:39 UTC
Let's wait for bugs a bit (though the patch is extremely simple).
Comment 2 Manuel Rüger (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2017-06-22 11:57:40 UTC
0.56.0 includes another set of fixes see

I would suggest to stabilize this version.
Comment 3 Thomas Deutschmann (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2017-06-28 11:56:24 UTC
Superseded by bug 622430.
Comment 4 Yury German Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev 2017-08-10 07:13:32 UTC
changing dependency to stabilization bug.
Comment 5 Christopher Díaz Riveros (RETIRED) gentoo-dev Security 2017-11-24 14:30:55 UTC
Added to existing GLSA
Comment 6 Andreas Sturmlechner gentoo-dev 2017-11-24 19:34:04 UTC
KDE work done.
Comment 7 GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2018-01-17 13:43:15 UTC
This issue was resolved and addressed in
 GLSA 201801-17 at
by GLSA coordinator Aaron Bauman (b-man).