[jira] [Created] (TIKA-2686) pdfbox fontbox 2.0.8 has security vulnerability CVE-2018-8036 and should be upgraded to 2.0.11

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[jira] [Created] (TIKA-2686) pdfbox fontbox 2.0.8 has security vulnerability CVE-2018-8036 and should be upgraded to 2.0.11

JIRA jira@apache.org
Abhijit Rajwade created TIKA-2686:
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             Summary: pdfbox fontbox 2.0.8 has security vulnerability CVE-2018-8036 and should be upgraded to 2.0.11
                 Key: TIKA-2686
                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/TIKA-2686
             Project: Tika
          Issue Type: Bug
          Components: core
    Affects Versions: 1.18, 1.17
            Reporter: Abhijit Rajwade


Sonatype Nexus scan on Apach Tika 1.18 reports CVE-2018-8036 on pdfbox fontbox version 2.0.8 used by Tika 1.17

Details of the lssue from Sonatype Nexus auditor are as follows.

 
Issue [CVE-2018-8036|http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2018-8036]
 
Source National Vulnerability Database
 
Severity Sonatype CVSS 3.0: 7.5
 
Weakness Sonatype CWE: [400|https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/400.html]
 
Description from CVE:
In Apache PDFBox 1.8.0 to 1.8.14 and 2.0.0RC1 to 2.0.10, a carefully crafted (or fuzzed) file can trigger an infinite loop which leads to an out of memory exception in Apache PDFBox's AFMParser.
 
Categories Data
 
Root Cause fontbox-2.0.8.jar : [2.0.0, 2.0.11)
 
Advisories
Third Party: [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1597490]
Project: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/PDFBOX-4251

Sonatype recommendation is to update pdfbox fontbox to non vulnerable version 2.0.11

Can you please update pdfbox fontbox version used by Apache Tika?

--- Abhijit Rajwade
 
 

 

 

 



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