CVE-2019-9543

NameCVE-2019-9543
DescriptionAn issue was discovered in Poppler 0.74.0. A recursive function call, in JBIG2Stream::readGenericBitmap() located in JBIG2Stream.cc, can be triggered by sending a crafted pdf file to (for example) the pdfseparate binary. It allows an attacker to cause Denial of Service (Segmentation fault) or possibly have unspecified other impact. This is related to JArithmeticDecoder::decodeBit.
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NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs923553

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
poppler (PTS)jessie0.26.5-2+deb8u4vulnerable
jessie (security)0.26.5-2+deb8u10vulnerable
stretch (security), stretch0.48.0-2+deb9u2vulnerable
buster, sid0.71.0-5vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
popplersource(unstable)(unfixed)low923553

Notes

[buster] - poppler <postponed> (Revisit when fixed upstream)
[stretch] - poppler <postponed> (Revisit when fixed upstream)
[jessie] - poppler <postponed> (Minor issue; revisit when fixed upstream)
https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/poppler/poppler/issues/730

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