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, 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
libpdfbox-java (PTS)buster, bookworm, bullseye1:1.8.16-2fixed
sid, trixie1:1.8.16-5fixed
libpdfbox2-java (PTS)buster2.0.13-2fixed
sid, trixie2.0.29-1fixed

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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