CVE-2019-9589

NameCVE-2019-9589
DescriptionThere is a NULL pointer dereference vulnerability in PSOutputDev::setupResources() located in PSOutputDev.cc in Xpdf 4.01. It can be triggered by sending a crafted pdf file to (for example) the pdftops binary. It allows an attacker to cause Denial of Service (Segmentation fault) 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
bookworm, sid, bullseye3.04+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 doesn't contain the vulnerable code)

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