Bug#876086: poppler: CVE-2017-14519

Salvatore Bonaccorso carnil at debian.org
Mon Sep 18 10:05:35 UTC 2017

Source: poppler
Version: 0.57.0-2
Severity: important
Tags: patch upstream security
Forwarded: https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=102701


the following vulnerability was published for poppler.

| In Poppler 0.59.0, memory corruption occurs in a call to
| Object::streamGetChar in Object.h after a repeating series of
| Gfx::display, Gfx::go, Gfx::execOp, Gfx::opShowText, and
| Gfx::doShowText calls (aka a Gfx.cc infinite loop).

If you fix the vulnerability please also make sure to include the
CVE (Common Vulnerabilities & Exposures) id in your changelog entry.

For further information see:

[0] https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2017-14519
[1] https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=102701
[2] https://cgit.freedesktop.org/poppler/poppler/commit/?id=aaf5327649e8f7371c9d3270e7813c43ddfd47ee

Please adjust the affected versions in the BTS as needed.


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