Bug#913182: poppler: CVE-2018-19060

Salvatore Bonaccorso carnil at debian.org
Wed Nov 7 20:38:49 GMT 2018

Source: poppler
Version: 0.69.0-2
Severity: normal
Tags: patch security upstream
Forwarded: https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/poppler/poppler/issues/660


The following vulnerability was published for poppler.

| An issue was discovered in Poppler 0.71.0. There is a NULL pointer
| dereference in goo/GooString.h, will lead to denial of service, as
| demonstrated by utils/pdfdetach.cc not validating a filename of an
| embedded file before constructing a save path.

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-2018-19060

Please adjust the affected versions in the BTS as needed.


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