Debian Security Advisory

DLA-3039-1 pypdf2 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
03 Jun 2022
Affected Packages:
pypdf2
Vulnerable:
Yes
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 1009879.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2022-24859.
More information:

Sebastian Krause discovered that manipulated inline images can force PyPDF2, a pure Python PDF library, into an infinite loop, if a maliciously crafted PDF file is processed.

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 1.26.0-2+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your pypdf2 packages.

For the detailed security status of pypdf2 please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/pypdf2

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