Bug#909802: poppler: CVE-2018-16646 denial-of-service via crafted file

Markus Koschany apo at debian.org
Fri Sep 28 19:32:25 BST 2018

Package: poppler
X-Debbugs-CC: team at security.debian.org
Severity: important
Tags: security


The following vulnerability was published for poppler.

| In Poppler 0.68.0, the Parser::getObj() function in Parser.cc may cause
| infinite recursion via a crafted file. A remote attacker can leverage
| this for a DoS attack.

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-2018-16646

Please adjust the affected versions in the BTS as needed.



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