CVE-2020-27778

NameCVE-2020-27778
DescriptionA flaw was found in Poppler in the way certain PDF files were converted into HTML. A remote attacker could exploit this flaw by providing a malicious PDF file that, when processed by the 'pdftohtml' program, would crash the application causing a denial of service.
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NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
poppler (PTS)stretch0.48.0-2+deb9u2vulnerable
stretch (security)0.48.0-2+deb9u4vulnerable
buster0.71.0-5vulnerable
bookworm, sid, bullseye20.09.0-3.1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
popplersource(unstable)0.85.0-2

Notes

[buster] - poppler <postponed> (Minor issue)
[stretch] - poppler <postponed> (Minor issue; maybe worth fixing later)
https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/poppler/poppler/-/issues/742
https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/poppler/poppler/-/commit/30c731b487190c02afff3f036736a392eb60cd9a (poppler-0.76.0)

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