Bug#904922: poppler: CVE-2018-13988: out-of-bounds read flaw

Salvatore Bonaccorso carnil at debian.org
Sun Jul 29 15:50:31 BST 2018

Source: poppler
Version: 0.63.0-1
Severity: important
Tags: patch security upstream


The following vulnerability was published for poppler.

| Poppler through 0.62 contains a Buffer Overflow vulnerability due to
| an incorrect memory access that is not mapped in its memory space, as
| demonstrated by pdfunite. This can result in memory corruption and
| denial of service. This may be exploitable when a victim opens a
| specially crafted PDF file.

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-2018-13988
[1] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1602838
[2] https://cgit.freedesktop.org/poppler/poppler/commit/?id=004e3c10df0abda214f0c293f9e269fdd979c5ee

Please adjust the affected versions in the BTS as needed.


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