CVE-2018-14320

NameCVE-2018-14320
DescriptionThis vulnerability allows remote attackers to disclose sensitive information on vulnerable installations of PoDoFo. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file. The specific flaw exists within PdfEncoding::ParseToUnicode. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of user-supplied data, which can result in a memory corruption condition. An attacker can leverage this in conjunction with other vulnerabilities to execute arbitrary code in the context of the current process. Was ZDI-CAN-5673.
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NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs916240

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)medium916240

Notes

[stretch] - libpodofo <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - libpodofo <ignored> (Minor issue)
https://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-18-1046/
https://sourceforge.net/p/podofo/code/1953

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