CVE-2017-6840

NameCVE-2017-6840
DescriptionThe ColorChanger::GetColorFromStack function in colorchanger.cpp in PoDoFo 0.9.5 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid read) 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-968-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs861557

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
stretch0.9.4-6fixed
buster, sid0.9.5-5fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libpodofosource(unstable)0.9.4-6medium861557
libpodofosourcewheezy0.9.0-1.1+deb7u2mediumDLA-968-1

Notes

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/03/02/1
https://blogs.gentoo.org/ago/2017/03/02/podofo-invalid-memory-read-in-colorchangergetcolorfromstack-colorchanger-cpp
upstream commit: http://sourceforge.net/p/podofo/code/1844
upstream commit: http://sourceforge.net/p/podofo/code/1845

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