CVE-2019-12515

NameCVE-2019-12515
DescriptionThere is an out-of-bounds read vulnerability in the function FlateStream::getChar() located at Stream.cc in Xpdf 4.01.01. It can, for example, be triggered by sending a crafted PDF document to the pdftoppm tool. It might allow an attacker to cause Information Disclosure or a denial of service.
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Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xpdf (PTS)bullseye3.04+git20210103-3fixed
bookworm3.04+git20220601-1fixed
trixie, sid3.04+git20240613-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xpdfsource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- xpdf <not-affected> (xpdf in Debian uses poppler, which is not affected or fixed)
https://github.com/PanguL4b/pocs/tree/master/xpdf/out-of-bounds-read-in-FlateStream__getChar

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