CVE-2018-20662

Published: 03 January 2019

In Poppler 0.72.0, PDFDoc::setup in PDFDoc.cc allows attackers to cause a denial-of-service (application crash caused by Object.h SIGABRT, because of a wrong return value from PDFDoc::setup) by crafting a PDF file in which an xref data structure is mishandled during extractPDFSubtype processing.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 6.5

Status

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

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (0.62.0-2ubuntu2.9)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (0.41.0-0ubuntu1.14)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was deferred [2019-03-28])
Patches:
Upstream: https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/poppler/poppler/commit/7b4e372deeb716eb3fe3a54b31ed41af759224f9