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Published: 2 March 2022

A flaw was found in htmldoc in v1.9.12 and prior. A stack buffer overflow in parse_table() in ps-pdf.cxx may lead to execute arbitrary code and denial of service.



Cvss 3 Severity Score


Score breakdown


Package Release Status
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
groovy Ignored
(end of life)
upstream Needs triage

jammy Needed

bionic Needed

focal Needed

hirsute Ignored
(end of life)
xenial Needs triage

impish Ignored
(end of life)
kinetic Ignored
(end of life, was needed)
trusty Needs triage

lunar Needed

mantic Needed

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 7.8
Attack vector Local
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required None
User interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity impact High
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H