CVE-2018-20551

NameCVE-2018-20551
DescriptionA reachable Object::getString assertion in Poppler 0.72.0 allows attackers to cause a denial of service due to construction of invalid rich media annotation assets in the AnnotRichMedia class in Annot.c.
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)
Debian Bugs917525

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
poppler (PTS)jessie0.26.5-2+deb8u4fixed
jessie (security)0.26.5-2+deb8u7fixed
stretch (security), stretch0.48.0-2+deb9u2vulnerable
buster, sid0.71.0-2vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
popplersource(unstable)(unfixed)low917525
popplersourcejessie(not affected)

Notes

[stretch] - poppler <ignored> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - poppler <not-affected> (vulnerable code is not present)
https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/poppler/poppler/issues/703
https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/poppler/poppler/commit/7f87dc10b6adccd6d1b977a28b064add254aa2da

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