DescriptionXRef::fetch in in Xpdf 4.00 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (stack consumption) via a crafted pdf file, related to AcroForm::scanField, as demonstrated by pdftohtml. NOTE: this might overlap CVE-2018-7453.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xpdf (PTS)bullseye3.04+git20210103-3vulnerable
sid, trixie3.04+git20240613-1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


Crash in GUI/CLI tool, no security impact

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