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[CVE-2018-8036] DoS (OOM) Vulnerability in Apache PDFBox's AFMParser Jun 29 2018 06:23AM
Andreas Lehmkuehler (lehmi apache org)
[CVE-2018-8036] DoS (OOM) Vulnerability in Apache PDFBox's AFMParser

Severity: Important

Vendor:
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

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

Mitigation:
Upgrade to Apache PDFBox 1.8.15 respectively 2.0.11

Credit:
This issue was discovered by Tobias Ospelt

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