DescriptionHeap-based buffer overflow in the RLE decompression functionality in the TranscribePalmImageToJPEG function in generators/plucker/inplug/image.cpp in Okular in KDE SC 4.3.0 through 4.5.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted image in a PDB file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
okular (PTS)buster4:17.12.2-2.2+deb10u1fixed
bookworm, sid4:22.12.3-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
kdegraphicssourcelenny(not affected)


[lenny] - kdegraphics <not-affected> (Lenny's kdegraphics doesn't yet contain Okular)
Okular was initially a single source package (lenny days), then it was merged into
kdegraphics (squeeze days) and later split off again (wheezy)

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