CVE-2019-9903

NameCVE-2019-9903
DescriptionPDFDoc::markObject in PDFDoc.cc in Poppler 0.74.0 mishandles dict marking, leading to stack consumption in the function Dict::find() located at Dict.cc, which can (for example) be triggered by passing a crafted pdf file to the pdfunite binary.
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
Debian Bugs925264

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
poppler (PTS)jessie0.26.5-2+deb8u4fixed
jessie (security)0.26.5-2+deb8u13fixed
stretch (security), stretch0.48.0-2+deb9u2vulnerable
buster0.71.0-5vulnerable
bullseye, sid0.71.0-6vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
popplersource(unstable)(unfixed)low925264
popplersourceexperimental0.81.0-1
popplersourcejessie(not affected)

Notes

[buster] - poppler <ignored> (Minor issue)
[stretch] - poppler <ignored> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - poppler <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/poppler/poppler/issues/741
https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/poppler/poppler/commit/fada09a2ccc11a3a1d308e810f1336d8df6011fd

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