CVE-2018-11797

NameCVE-2018-11797
DescriptionIn Apache PDFBox 1.8.0 to 1.8.15 and 2.0.0RC1 to 2.0.11, a carefully crafted PDF file can trigger an extremely long running computation when parsing the page tree.
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)
ReferencesDLA-1547-1
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs910390, 910391

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libpdfbox-java (PTS)stretch1:1.8.12-1vulnerable
bullseye, sid, buster1:1.8.16-2fixed
libpdfbox2-java (PTS)buster2.0.13-2fixed
bullseye2.0.22-1fixed
sid2.0.23-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libpdfbox-javasourcejessie1:1.8.7+dfsg-1+deb8u2DLA-1547-1
libpdfbox-javasource(unstable)1:1.8.16-1910390
libpdfbox2-javasource(unstable)2.0.12-1910391

Notes

[stretch] - libpdfbox-java <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2018/10/05/4
https://svn.apache.org/r1842131 (branch 2.0)
https://svn.apache.org/r1842278 (branch 1.8)

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