Bug#923414: poppler: CVE-2019-9200

Salvatore Bonaccorso carnil at debian.org
Wed Feb 27 20:27:23 GMT 2019

Source: poppler
Version: 0.71.0-2
Severity: important
Tags: security upstream
Forwarded: https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/poppler/poppler/issues/728


The following vulnerability was published for poppler.

| A heap-based buffer underwrite exists in ImageStream::getLine() located
| at Stream.cc in Poppler 0.74.0 that can (for example) be triggered by
| sending a crafted PDF file to the pdfimages binary. It allows an
| attacker to cause Denial of Service (Segmentation fault) or possibly
| have unspecified other impact.

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-2019-9200
[1] https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/poppler/poppler/issues/728
[2] https://research.loginsoft.com/bugs/heap-based-buffer-underwrite-in-imagestreamgetline-poppler-0-74-0/

Please adjust the affected versions in the BTS as needed.


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