DescriptionAn issue was discovered in Poppler 0.74.0. There is a heap-based buffer over-read in the function PSOutputDev::checkPageSlice at
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs926529

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
poppler (PTS)buster0.71.0-5vulnerable
buster (security)0.71.0-5+deb10u3vulnerable
bullseye, bullseye (security)20.09.0-3.1+deb11u1fixed
sid, trixie, bookworm22.12.0-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[buster] - poppler <ignored> (Minor issue)
[stretch] - poppler <postponed> (Revisit when fixed upstream)
[jessie] - poppler <postponed> (Revisit when fixed upstream) (rejected in favor of always enabling SPLASH_CMYK) (always enable SPLASH_CMYK)
Enabling SPLASH_CMYK in older releases causes regressions, see

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