CVE-2019-9877

NameCVE-2019-9877
DescriptionThere is an invalid memory access vulnerability in the function TextPage::findGaps() located at TextOutputDev.c in Xpdf 4.01, which can (for example) be triggered by sending a crafted pdf file to the pdftops binary. It allows an attacker to cause Denial of Service (Segmentation fault) or possibly have unspecified other impact.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xpdf (PTS)bullseye3.04+git20210103-3fixed
bookworm3.04+git20220601-1fixed
trixie, sid3.04+git20240613-1fixed

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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