CVE-2015-9252

NameCVE-2015-9252
DescriptionAn issue was discovered in QPDF before 7.0.0. Endless recursion causes stack exhaustion in QPDFTokenizer::resolveLiteral() in QPDFTokenizer.cc, related to the QPDF::resolve function in QPDF.cc.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
qpdf (PTS)jessie5.1.2-2vulnerable
stretch6.0.0-2vulnerable
buster8.4.0-2fixed
sid8.4.2-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
qpdfsource(unstable)7.0.0-1medium

Notes

[stretch] - qpdf <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - qpdf <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - qpdf <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://github.com/qpdf/qpdf/commit/701b518d5c56a1449825a3a37a716c58e05e1c3e
https://github.com/qpdf/qpdf/issues/51

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