CVE-2017-9408

NameCVE-2017-9408
DescriptionIn Poppler 0.54.0, a memory leak vulnerability was found in the function Object::initArray in Object.cc, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service 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)
ReferencesDSA-4079-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs864009

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
poppler (PTS)jessie0.26.5-2+deb8u1vulnerable
jessie (security)0.26.5-2+deb8u4fixed
stretch (security), stretch0.48.0-2+deb9u2fixed
buster, sid0.63.0-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
popplersource(unstable)0.57.0-2low864009
popplersourcejessie0.26.5-2+deb8u2mediumDSA-4079-1
popplersourcestretch0.48.0-2+deb9u1mediumDSA-4079-1
popplersourcewheezy(not affected)

Notes

[wheezy] - poppler <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=100776
https://cgit.freedesktop.org/poppler/poppler/commit/?id=b21b041f7948680c03109f0c404400a9dbc4544c

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