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Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:33:12 +0800
From: amon <>
Subject: MuPDF mutools Out-of-Bounds Write Vulnerability (CVE-2017-15587)

A vulnerability in mutools PDF parsing functionality allows an attacker to
write controlled data to an arbitrary location in memory due to an integer
overflow when performing truncated xref checks.


28 Sept 2017 - Discovery of the vulnerability.
28 Sept 2017 - Disclosure ( of vulnerability to
the vendor and to Debian Security Team.
16 Oct 2017 - Vendor fixes the issue in git commit (;h=82df2631d7d0446b206ea6b434ea609b6c28b0e8
18 Oct 2017 - CVE-2017-15587 assigned to the issue.
18 Oct 2017 - Publication of the vulnerability details.

This issue was discovered by Terry Chia (Ayrx) and Jeremy Heng (nn_amon).

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