Bug#917525: poppler: CVE-2018-20551: reachable abort in AnnotRichMedia::Content::Content at Annot.cc:6432

Salvatore Bonaccorso carnil at debian.org
Fri Dec 28 08:18:27 GMT 2018

Source: poppler
Version: 0.69.0-2
Severity: important
Tags: patch security upstream


The following vulnerability was published for poppler.

| A reachable Object::getString assertion in Poppler 0.72.0 allows
| attackers to cause a denial of service due to construction of invalid
| rich media annotation assets in the AnnotRichMedia class in Annot.c.

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-2018-20551
[1] https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/poppler/poppler/issues/703
[2] https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/poppler/poppler/commit/7f87dc10b6adccd6d1b977a28b064add254aa2da

Please adjust the affected versions in the BTS as needed.


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