DescriptionPoDoFo 0.9.5 allows denial of service (infinite recursion and stack consumption) via a crafted PDF file in PoDoFo::PdfParser::ReadDocumentStructure (PdfParser.cpp).
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 Bugs860994

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
buster, sid0.9.5-8vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[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.

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