Insufficient Signature Validation Affecting itext7 Open this link in a new tab package, versions [,7.1.5)

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  • published

    9 Jan 2020

  • disclosed

    14 Dec 2018

  • credit


Introduced: 14 Dec 2018

CWE-347 Open this link in a new tab

How to fix?

Upgrade itext7 to version 7.1.5 or higher.


itext7 is a package which allows building of custom PDF scenarios for web, mobile, desktop or cloud apps in Java and .NET.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Insufficient Signature Validation. It is possible to bypass the signature checker feature within itext7 due to insufficient validation of the whole PDF document.