CVE-2019-13283

NameCVE-2019-13283
DescriptionIn Xpdf 4.01.01, a heap-based buffer over-read could be triggered in strncpy from FoFiType1::parse in fofi/FoFiType1.cc because it does not ensure the source string has a valid length before making a fixed-length copy. It can, for example, be triggered by sending a crafted PDF document to the pdftotext tool. It allows an attacker to use a crafted pdf file to cause Denial of Service or an information leak, or possibly have unspecified other impact.
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NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xpdf (PTS)stretch3.04-4fixed
buster3.04-13fixed
bullseye3.04+git20210103-1fixed
sid3.04+git20210103-3fixed

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 fixed)

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