Bug#925264: poppler: CVE-2019-9903

Salvatore Bonaccorso carnil at debian.org
Thu Mar 21 22:08:24 GMT 2019

Source: poppler
Version: 0.71.0-3
Severity: important
Tags: security upstream
Forwarded: https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/poppler/poppler/issues/741


The following vulnerability was published for poppler.

| PDFDoc::markObject in PDFDoc.cc in Poppler 0.74.0 mishandles dict
| marking, leading to stack consumption in the function Dict::find()
| located at Dict.cc, which can (for example) be triggered by passing a
| crafted pdf file to the pdfunite binary.

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-2019-9903
[1] https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/poppler/poppler/issues/741
[2] https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/poppler/poppler/commit/fada09a2ccc11a3a1d308e810f1336d8df6011fd


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