DescriptionApache PDFBox 2.0.14 does not properly initialize the XML parser, which allows context-dependent attackers to conduct XML External Entity (XXE) attacks via a crafted XFDF.
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 severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libpdfbox-java (PTS)jessie1:1.8.7+dfsg-1+deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)1:1.8.7+dfsg-1+deb8u2fixed
bullseye, sid, buster1:1.8.16-2fixed
libpdfbox2-java (PTS)bullseye, sid, buster2.0.13-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libpdfbox-javasource(unstable)(not affected)
libpdfbox2-javasource(unstable)(not affected)


- libpdfbox2-java <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced in 2.0.14)
- libpdfbox-java <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced in 2.0.14)
Fixed by: (2.0.15)

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