CVE-2017-2820

Published: 07 July 2017

An exploitable integer overflow vulnerability exists in the JPEG 2000 image parsing functionality of freedesktop.org Poppler 0.53.0. A specially crafted PDF file can lead to an integer overflow causing out of bounds memory overwrite on the heap resulting in potential arbitrary code execution. To trigger this vulnerability, a victim must open the malicious PDF in an application using this library.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 8.8

Status

Package Release Status
poppler
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (0.41.0-0ubuntu1.2)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was released [0.24.5-2ubuntu4.5])

Notes

AuthorNote
mdeslaur
contrary to Debian, Ubuntu uses the internal JPEG 2000 library
as openjpeg has not been approved for main inclusion

References