CVE-2018-5296

NameCVE-2018-5296
DescriptionIn PoDoFo 0.9.5, there is an uncontrolled memory allocation in the PdfParser::ReadXRefSubsection function (base/PdfParser.cpp). Remote attackers could leverage this vulnerability to cause a denial-of-service via a crafted pdf 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 (attack range: remote)

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, sid0.9.5-9vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libpodofosource(unstable)(unfixed)low

Notes

[stretch] - libpodofo <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - libpodofo <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - libpodofo <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://sourceforge.net/p/podofo/tickets/6/

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