CVE-2018-20797

NameCVE-2018-20797
DescriptionAn issue was discovered in PoDoFo 0.9.6. There is an attempted excessive memory allocation in PoDoFo::podofo_calloc in base/PdfMemoryManagement.cpp when called from PoDoFo::PdfPredictorDecoder::PdfPredictorDecoder in base/PdfFiltersPrivate.cpp.
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 Bugs923415

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libpodofo (PTS)jessie0.9.0-1.2vulnerable
stretch0.9.4-6vulnerable
buster, sid0.9.6+dfsg-5vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libpodofosource(unstable)(unfixed)low923415

Notes

[buster] - libpodofo <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[stretch] - libpodofo <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - libpodofo <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://sourceforge.net/p/podofo/tickets/34/

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