Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1547-1 libpdfbox-java -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
16 Oct 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-11797.
More information:

It was discovered that there was a denial-of-service vulnerability in libpdfbox-java, a PDF library for Java.

A malicious PDF file could have triggered an extremely long running computation when parsing the page tree.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this issue has been fixed in libpdfbox-java version 1:1.8.7+dfsg-1+deb8u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your libpdfbox-java packages.