CVE-2017-5855

NameCVE-2017-5855
DescriptionThe PoDoFo::PdfParser::ReadXRefSubsection function in PdfParser.cpp in PoDoFo 0.9.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) 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)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs854603

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libpodofo (PTS)wheezy0.9.0-1.1vulnerable
jessie0.9.0-1.2vulnerable
stretch, sid0.9.4-4vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libpodofosource(unstable)(unfixed)medium854603

Notes

[jessie] - libpodofo <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - libpodofo <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://blogs.gentoo.org/ago/2017/02/01/podofo-null-pointer-dereference-in-podofopdfparserreadxrefsubsection-pdfparser-cpp
https://sourceforge.net/p/podofo/mailman/podofo-users/thread/12497325.VLNgGImML2%40blackgate/#msg35640936

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