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Bug 631596 (CVE-2017-14617) - <app-text/poppler-0.57.0-r1: Floating point exception vulnerability in poppler 0.59.0 ImageStream::ImageStream()
Summary: <app-text/poppler-0.57.0-r1: Floating point exception vulnerability in poppl...
Alias: CVE-2017-14617
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal minor (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B3 [noglsa cve]
Depends on:
Reported: 2017-09-21 00:20 UTC by D'juan McDonald (domhnall)
Modified: 2018-01-15 23:19 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description D'juan McDonald (domhnall) 2017-09-21 00:20:30 UTC

In Poppler 0.59.0, a floating point exception occurs in the ImageStream class in, which may lead to a potential attack when handling malicious PDF files.
Comment 1 Michael Palimaka (kensington) gentoo-dev 2017-09-21 12:54:28 UTC
Fixed upstream here:

Not yet in any release.
Comment 2 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2017-11-24 23:07:45 UTC
The bug has been referenced in the following commit(s):

commit ccd22f376de6de2c8160d808451f320dc658565b
Author:     Andreas Sturmlechner <>
AuthorDate: 2017-11-24 21:31:04 +0000
Commit:     Andreas Sturmlechner <>
CommitDate: 2017-11-24 23:06:22 +0000

    app-text/poppler: Fix CVE-2017-14617
    Package-Manager: Portage-2.3.16, Repoman-2.3.6

 .../files/poppler-0.57.0-CVE-2017-14617.patch      | 31 ++++++++++++++++++++++
 app-text/poppler/poppler-0.57.0-r1.ebuild          |  1 +
 2 files changed, 32 insertions(+)}
Comment 3 Aaron Bauman Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2018-01-15 23:19:50 UTC
GLSA Vote: No

Tree is clean.