CVE-2017-6845

NameCVE-2017-6845
DescriptionThe PoDoFo::PdfColor::operator function in PdfColor.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 bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs861562

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libpodofo (PTS)jessie0.9.0-1.2vulnerable
stretch0.9.4-6vulnerable
buster0.9.5-10fixed
sid0.9.5-11fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libpodofosource(unstable)0.9.5-9medium861562

Notes

[stretch] - libpodofo <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - libpodofo <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[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/2017/03/02/6
https://blogs.gentoo.org/ago/2017/03/02/podofo-null-pointer-dereference-in-podofopdfcoloroperator-pdfcolor-cpp
upstream commit: https://sourceforge.net/p/podofo/code/1892

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