CVE-2017-17866

NameCVE-2017-17866
Descriptionpdf/pdf-write.c in Artifex MuPDF before 1.12.0 mishandles certain length changes when a repair operation occurs during a clean operation, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (buffer overflow and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted PDF document.
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)
Debian Bugs885120

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
mupdf (PTS)jessie (security), jessie1.5-1+deb8u4vulnerable
stretch (security), stretch1.9a+ds1-4+deb9u3vulnerable
buster, sid1.13.0+ds1-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
mupdfsource(unstable)1.12.0+ds1-1medium885120

Notes

[stretch] - mupdf <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - mupdf <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - mupdf <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
Fixed by: http://git.ghostscript.com/?p=mupdf.git;h=520cc26d18c9ee245b56e9e91f9d4fcae02be5f0
https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=698699 (not public)

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