CVE-2018-12983

NameCVE-2018-12983
DescriptionA stack-based buffer over-read in the PdfEncryptMD5Base::ComputeEncryptionKey() function in PdfEncrypt.cpp in PoDoFo 0.9.6-rc1 could be leveraged by remote attackers to cause a denial-of-service via a crafted pdf 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 Bugs916580

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
buster, sid0.9.6+dfsg-3vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libpodofosource(unstable)(unfixed)low916580

Notes

[stretch] - libpodofo <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - libpodofo <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1595693
https://sourceforge.net/p/podofo/tickets/23

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