Debian Security Advisory
DLA-929-1 libpodofo -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 29 Apr 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 854599, Bug 854600, Bug 854601, Bug 854602, Bug 854604, Bug 859331.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2015-8981, CVE-2017-5852, CVE-2017-5853, CVE-2017-5854, CVE-2017-5886, CVE-2017-6844, CVE-2017-7379.
- More information:
Several heap-based buffer overflows, integer overflows and NULL pointer dereferences have been discovered in libpodofo, a library for manipulating PDF files, that allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or other unspecified impact via a crafted PDF document.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 0.9.0-1.1+deb7u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your libpodofo packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS