DescriptionIn Apache PDFBox, a carefully crafted PDF file can trigger an infinite loop while loading the file. This issue affects Apache PDFBox version 2.0.23 and prior 2.0.x versions.
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 Bugs991526, 991527

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libpdfbox-java (PTS)stretch1:1.8.12-1vulnerable
bullseye, sid, buster1:1.8.16-2vulnerable
libpdfbox2-java (PTS)buster2.0.13-2vulnerable
bullseye, sid2.0.23-1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[bullseye] - libpdfbox2-java <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[buster] - libpdfbox2-java <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[bullseye] - libpdfbox-java <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[buster] - libpdfbox-java <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[stretch] - libpdfbox-java <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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