CVE-2018-7173

NameCVE-2018-7173
DescriptionA large loop in JBIG2Stream::readSymbolDictSeg in xpdf 4.00 allows an attacker to cause denial of service via a specific file due to inappropriate decoding.
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
stretch3.04-4vulnerable
buster, sid3.04-11vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xpdfsource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

https://forum.xpdfreader.com/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=607
src:xpdf switched to use system poppler libary in 3.02-3

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