CVE-2018-16648

NameCVE-2018-16648
DescriptionIn Artifex MuPDF 1.13.0, the fz_append_byte function in fitz/buffer.c allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) via a crafted pdf file. This is caused by a pdf/pdf-device.c pdf_dev_alpha array-index underflow.
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)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
mupdf (PTS)jessie (security), jessie1.5-1+deb8u4vulnerable
stretch1.9a+ds1-4+deb9u3vulnerable
stretch (security)1.9a+ds1-4+deb9u4vulnerable
buster, sid1.14.0+ds1-2vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
mupdfsource(unstable)(unfixed)medium

Notes

[jessie] - mupdf <ignored> (Minor issue)
https://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=699685

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