CVE-2017-6841

NameCVE-2017-6841
DescriptionThe GraphicsStack::TGraphicsStackElement::~TGraphicsStackElement function in graphicsstack.h in PoDoFo 0.9.5 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 Bugs861558

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+deb7u2vulnerable
jessie0.9.0-1.2vulnerable
stretch0.9.4-6vulnerable
buster, sid0.9.5-5vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libpodofosource(unstable)(unfixed)medium861558

Notes

[wheezy] - libpodofo <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
The motivation for no-dsa in wheezy is that there are no known
services that use this library (apart from desktop applications)
and the worst case is a DoS.
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/03/02/2
https://blogs.gentoo.org/ago/2017/03/02/podofo-null-pointer-dereference-in-graphicsstacktgraphicsstackelementtgraphicsstackelement-graphicsstack-h

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