DescriptionA NULL pointer dereference in JPXStream::fillReadBuf in in xpdf 4.00 allows attackers to launch denial of service via a specific pdf file, as demonstrated by pdftohtml.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xpdf (PTS)bullseye3.04+git20210103-3vulnerable
sid, trixie3.04+git20240613-1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs

src:xpdf switched to use system poppler libary in 3.02-3
Reproducer correctly detected as broken with jessie's poppler build

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