CVE-2021-37819

NameCVE-2021-37819
DescriptionPDF Labs pdftk-java v3.2.3 was discovered to contain an infinite loop via the component /text/pdf/PdfReader.java.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
pdftk (PTS)bookworm, sid, buster, bullseye2.02-5fixed
pdftk-java (PTS)buster3.0.2-2vulnerable
bullseye3.2.2-1vulnerable
bookworm, sid3.3.2-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
pdftksource(unstable)2.02-5
pdftk-javasource(unstable)3.3.2-1

Notes

[bullseye] - pdftk-java <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://gitlab.com/pdftk-java/pdftk/-/merge_requests/21
https://gitlab.com/pdftk-java/pdftk/-/commit/75deacdf5c46fd4eefb310c784eb9dfdc7b9fdc9 (v3.3.0)
https://gitlab.com/pdftk-java/pdftk/-/commit/9b0cbb76c8434a8505f02ada02a94263dcae9247 (v3.3.0)
Starting with 2.02-5 src:pdftk is just a transition package towards src:pdftk-java
check impact on other sources embedding lowagie/text/pdf/PdfReader.java

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