CVE-2017-6844

NameCVE-2017-6844
DescriptionBuffer overflow in the PoDoFo::PdfParser::ReadXRefSubsection function in PdfParser.cpp in PoDoFo 0.9.4 allows remote attackers to have unspecified impact 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 Bugs861561

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+deb7u1fixed
jessie0.9.0-1.2vulnerable
stretch, sid0.9.4-6fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libpodofosource(unstable)0.9.4-5medium861561
libpodofosourcewheezy0.9.0-1.1+deb7u1mediumDLA-929-1

Notes

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/03/02/5
https://blogs.gentoo.org/ago/2017/03/02/podofo-global-buffer-overflow-in-podofopdfparserreadxrefsubsection-pdfparser-cpp
upstream commit: https://sourceforge.net/p/podofo/code/1840/

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