CVE-2017-5852

NameCVE-2017-5852
DescriptionThe PoDoFo::PdfPage::GetInheritedKeyFromObject function in base/PdfVariant.cpp in PoDoFo 0.9.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a crafted file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-929-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs854600

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libpodofo (PTS)wheezy0.9.0-1.1vulnerable
wheezy (security)0.9.0-1.1+deb7u2fixed
jessie0.9.0-1.2vulnerable
buster, stretch0.9.4-6vulnerable
sid0.9.5-5vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libpodofosource(unstable)(unfixed)medium854600
libpodofosourcewheezy0.9.0-1.1+deb7u1mediumDLA-929-1

Notes

[jessie] - libpodofo <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://blogs.gentoo.org/ago/2017/02/01/podofo-infinite-loop-in-podofopdfpagegetinheritedkeyfromobject-pdfpage-cpp
https://sourceforge.net/p/podofo/mailman/podofo-users/thread/12497325.VLNgGImML2%40blackgate/#msg35640936
upstream commit: https://sourceforge.net/p/podofo/code/1835
upstream commit: https://sourceforge.net/p/podofo/code/1838
upstream commit: https://sourceforge.net/p/podofo/code/1841

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