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CVE-2017-2820

Published: 7 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
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was released [0.24.5-2ubuntu4.5])
upstream Needs triage

xenial
Released (0.41.0-0ubuntu1.2)
yakkety
Released (0.44.0-3ubuntu2.1)
zesty
Released (0.48.0-2ubuntu2.1)

Notes

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

References