DescriptionArtifex MuPDF 1.15.0 has a heap-based buffer overflow in fz_append_display_node located at fitz/list-device.c, allowing remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted PDF file. This occurs with a large BDC property name that overflows the allocated size of a display list node.
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)
ReferencesDLA-2289-1, DSA-4753-1
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs931475

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
mupdf (PTS)stretch1.9a+ds1-4+deb9u4vulnerable
stretch (security)1.9a+ds1-4+deb9u5fixed
buster, buster (security)1.14.0+ds1-4+deb10u1fixed
bullseye, sid1.17.0+ds1-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
mupdfsourcejessie(not affected)


[jessie] - mupdf <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later);h=aaf794439e40a2ef544f15b50c20e657414dec7a;h=ed19bc806809ad10c4ddce515d375581b86ede85
Introduced in 1.6 /;a=commit;f=source/fitz/list-device.c;h=e9411aba2b71b67b8521f55917ab26585c464b88

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