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Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2018 18:51:28 +0200
From: Andreas Lehmkuehler <>
Subject: [CVE-2018-8036] DoS (OOM) Vulnerability in Apache PDFBox's AFMParser

[CVE-2018-8036] DoS (OOM) Vulnerability in Apache PDFBox's AFMParser

Severity: Important

The Apache Software Foundation

Versions Affected:
Apache PDFBox 1.8.0 to 1.8.14
Apache PDFBox 2.0.0 to 2.0.10
Earlier, unsupported Apache PDFBox versions may be affected as well

A carefully crafted (or fuzzed) file can trigger an infinite loop which leads to 
an out of memory exception in Apache PDFBox's AFMParser.

Upgrade to Apache PDFBox 1.8.15 respectively 2.0.11

This issue was discovered by Tobias Ospelt



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