Debian Security Advisory
DLA-968-1 libpodofo -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 30 May 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 861557, Bug 861564, Bug 859330, Bug 859329.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-6840, CVE-2017-6842, CVE-2017-6843, CVE-2017-6847, CVE-2017-6848, CVE-2017-7378, CVE-2017-7380, CVE-2017-7381, CVE-2017-7382, CVE-2017-7383.
- More information:
Several heap-based buffer 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+deb7u2.
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