CVE-2020-24996

Published: 03 September 2020

There is an invalid memory access in the function TextString::~TextString() located in Catalog.cc in Xpdf 4.0.2. It can be triggered by (for example) sending a crafted pdf file to the pdftohtml binary, which allows a remote attacker to cause a Denial of Service (Segmentation fault) or possibly have unspecified other impact.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.8

Status

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

Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Needs triage

Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla) Needs triage

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Needs triage

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Needs triage

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Ignored
(end of standard support, was needs-triage)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

poppler
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Not vulnerable
(code not present)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla) Not vulnerable
(code not present)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Not vulnerable
(code not present)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
(code not present)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Not vulnerable
(code not present)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

xpdf
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Needs triage

Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla) Does not exist

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Needs triage

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Ignored
(end of standard support, was needs-triage)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

Notes

AuthorNote
jdstrand
xpdf in koffice is 2.0
mdeslaur
Doesn't look like the same issue is in poppler, there is no
Catalog.PageLabels

References