org.apache.pdfbox:pdfbox@1.4.0 vulnerabilities

The Apache PDFBox library is an open source Java tool for working with PDF documents.

Direct Vulnerabilities

Known vulnerabilities in the org.apache.pdfbox:pdfbox package. This does not include vulnerabilities belonging to this package’s dependencies.

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Vulnerability Vulnerable Version
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Authentication Bypass

org.apache.pdfbox:pdfbox Affected versions of the package are vulnerable to Authentication Bypass. The ReadOnly permissions are not called in the StandardSecurityHandler, allowing all users to edit the PDF file although the are not the owners.

How to fix Authentication Bypass?

Upgrade org.apache.pdfbox:pdfbox to versions 1.8.13 ,2.0.2 or higher.

(,1.8.13) [2.0.0,2.0.2)