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Date: Fri, 5 Oct 2018 16:10:49 +0200
From: Andreas Lehmkuehler <lehmi@...che.org>
To: announce@...che.org, security@...che.org,
 oss-security@...ts.openwall.com, bugtraq@...urityfocus.com
Subject: [CVE-2018-11797] DoS vulnerability in Apache PDFBox parser

[CVE-2018-11797] DoS vulnerability in Apache PDFBox parser

Severity: Important

Vendor:
The Apache Software Foundation

Versions Affected:
Apache PDFBox <= 1.8.15
Apache PDFBox <= 2.0.11
Earlier, unsupported Apache PDFBox versions may be affected as well

Description:
A carefully crafted PDF file can trigger an extremely long
running computation when parsing the page tree.

Mitigation:
Upgrade to Apache PDFBox 1.8.16 respectively 2.0.12

Credit:
This issue was discovered by Shawn Rasheed

Website:
https://pdfbox.apache.org/

Download:
https://pdfbox.apache.org/download.cgi
https://www.apache.org/dist/pdfbox/2.0.12/RELEASE-NOTES.txt
https://www.apache.org/dist/pdfbox/1.8.16/RELEASE-NOTES.txt

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