Bug#876385: poppler: CVE-2017-14617: Floating point exception in Stream.cc ImageStream::ImageStream()

Salvatore Bonaccorso carnil at debian.org
Thu Sep 21 15:12:58 UTC 2017

Source: poppler
Version: 0.57.0-2
Severity: important
Tags: security patch upstream
Forwarded: https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=102854


the following vulnerability was published for poppler.

| In Poppler 0.59.0, a floating point exception occurs in the ImageStream
| class in Stream.cc, which may lead to a potential attack when handling
| malicious PDF files.

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-2017-14617
[1] https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=102854
[2] https://cgit.freedesktop.org/poppler/poppler/commit/?id=939465c40902d72e0c05d4f3a27ee67e4a007ed7

Please adjust the affected versions in the BTS as needed.


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