CVE-2020-27778

Published: 25 November 2020

A flaw was found in Poppler in the way certain PDF files were converted into HTML. A remote attacker could exploit this flaw by providing a malicious PDF file that, when processed by the 'pdftohtml' program, would crash the application causing a denial of service.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 7.5

Status

Package Release Status
poppler
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (0.85.0-2)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla) Not vulnerable

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Not vulnerable
(0.86.1-0ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (0.62.0-2ubuntu2.11)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (0.41.0-0ubuntu1.15)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

Patches:
Upstream: https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/poppler/poppler/-/commit/30c731b487190c02afff3f036736a392eb60cd9a