CVE-2022-30524

NameCVE-2022-30524
DescriptionThere is an invalid memory access in the TextLine class in TextOutputDev.cc in Xpdf 4.0.4 because the text extractor mishandles characters at large y coordinates. It can be triggered by (for example) sending a crafted pdf file to the pdftotext binary, which allows a remote attacker to cause a 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> (Debian uses poppler, which is not affected)

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