DescriptionThe function DCTStream::readScan in in Xpdf 4.00 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via a crafted pdf file, as demonstrated by pdftoppm.
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
xpdf (PTS)jessie3.03-17vulnerable
buster, sid3.04-13vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs

no security impact, crash in CLI tool

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