DescriptionAn exploitable heap overflow vulnerability exists in the image rendering functionality of Poppler 0.53.0. A specifically crafted PDF can cause an overly large number of color components during image rendering, resulting in heap corruption. An attacker controlled PDF file can be used to trigger this vulnerability.
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
poppler (PTS)wheezy0.18.4-6vulnerable
wheezy (security)0.18.4-6+deb7u5vulnerable
jessie (security)0.26.5-2+deb8u3vulnerable
stretch (security), stretch0.48.0-2+deb9u2vulnerable
buster, sid0.62.0-2vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


Debian links against libjpeg which is unaffected

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