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Vulnerability of Poppler: integer overflow via Parser-makeStream

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger an integer overflow via Parser::makeStream() of Poppler, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 2/4.
Creation date: 01/10/2019.
Références of this announce: CVE-2018-21009, DLA-1939-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-30478.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger an integer overflow via Parser::makeStream() of Poppler, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
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This security threat impacts software or systems such as Debian.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer weakness note is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer threat alert.

Solutions for this threat

Debian 8: new poppler packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 8: poppler 0.26.5-2+deb8u11
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