Authentication Bypass Affecting org.apache.pdfbox:pdfbox package, versions [,1.8.13) [2.0.0,2.0.2)

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  • published

    6 May 2016

  • disclosed

    6 May 2016

  • credit

    Joe Ye

How to fix?

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


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.