DescriptionIn Poppler 0.68.0, the Parser::getObj() function in may cause infinite recursion via a crafted file. A remote attacker can leverage this for a DoS attack.
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-1562-1, DLA-1562-2, DLA-1562-3
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs909802

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
poppler (PTS)jessie0.26.5-2+deb8u4vulnerable
jessie (security)0.26.5-2+deb8u10fixed
stretch (security), stretch0.48.0-2+deb9u2vulnerable
buster, bullseye, sid0.71.0-5fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[stretch] - poppler <no-dsa> (Minor issue) (regression fix) (regression fix)

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