CVE-2018-18651

NameCVE-2018-18651
DescriptionAn issue was discovered in Xpdf 4.00. catalog->getNumPages() in AcroForm.cc allows attackers to launch a denial of service (hang caused by large loop) via a specific pdf file, as demonstrated by pdftohtml. This is mainly caused by a large number after the /Count field in the file.
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

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xpdf (PTS)jessie3.03-17fixed
stretch3.04-4fixed
bullseye, sid, buster3.04-13fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xpdfsource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- xpdf <not-affected> (xpdf in Debian uses poppler, which is not affected or fixed)

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