CVE-2020-9549

Published: 02 March 2020

In PDFResurrect 0.12 through 0.19, get_type in pdf.c has an out-of-bounds write via a crafted PDF document.

From the Ubuntu security team

It was discovered that PDFResurrect incorrectly handled certain memory operations during PDF summary generation. An attacker could use this to cause out-of-bounds writes, resulting in a denial of service (system crash) or arbitrary code execution.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.8

Status

Package Release Status
pdfresurrect
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (0.20-1)
Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Not vulnerable
(0.20-1)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla) Not vulnerable
(0.20-1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Needed

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Needed

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Released (0.12-6ubuntu0.2)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist