DescriptionAn issue was discovered in PDFResurrect before 0.18. pdf_load_pages_kids in pdf.c doesn't validate a certain size value, which leads to a malloc failure and out-of-bounds write.
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)
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
pdfresurrect (PTS)stretch0.12-6vulnerable
bullseye, sid0.20-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[buster] - pdfresurrect <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[stretch] - pdfresurrect <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - pdfresurrect <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
CVE specific to the calloc_some.pdf and malloc_some.pdf issues.

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