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Bug 1683632 (CVE-2019-9200)

Summary: CVE-2019-9200 poppler: heap-based buffer overflow in function ImageStream::getLine() in
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Dhananjay Arunesh <darunesh>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact:
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Version: unspecifiedCC: caillon+fedoraproject, feborges, gnome-sig, john.j5live, mclasen, mkasik, rdieter, rhughes, rstrode, sandmann
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Bug Depends On: 1683633, 1685267, 1685268, 1717803    
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Description Dhananjay Arunesh 2019-02-27 12:23:37 UTC
A heap-based buffer underwrite exists in ImageStream::getLine() located at in Poppler 0.74.0 that can (for example) be triggered by sending a crafted PDF file to the pdfimages binary. It allows an attacker to cause Denial of Service (Segmentation fault) or possibly have unspecified other impact. 


Comment 1 Dhananjay Arunesh 2019-02-27 12:23:48 UTC
Created poppler tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1683633]

Comment 2 Scott Gayou 2019-03-04 20:06:56 UTC
Red Hat Enterprise 5 and 6 do not look vulnerable based on testing the POC and a brief source code review. 

For 7, the output is a bit different than upstream:

==13493== Memcheck, a memory error detector
==13493== Copyright (C) 2002-2017, and GNU GPL'd, by Julian Seward et al.
==13493== Using Valgrind-3.13.0 and LibVEX; rerun with -h for copyright info
==13493== Command: pdfimages -f 1 -l 1 -opw testing -upw testing -j -p -q poc outputfile
==13493== Use of uninitialised value of size 8
==13493==    at 0x4F5D424: GfxImageColorMap::getGray(unsigned char*, int*) (
==13493==    by 0x404EBC: ImageOutputDev::writeImageFile(ImgWriter*, ImageOutputDev::ImageFormat, char const*, Stream*, int, int, GfxImageColorMap*) (
==13493==    by 0x40577E: ImageOutputDev::writeImage(GfxState*, Object*, Stream*, int, int, GfxImageColorMap*, bool) (
==13493==    by 0x4F4673D: Gfx::doImage(Object*, Stream*, bool) (
==13493==    by 0x4F46FD9: Gfx::opBeginImage(Object*, int) (
==13493==    by 0x4F41B50: Gfx::go(bool) (
==13493==    by 0x4F41FAC: Gfx::display(Object*, bool) (
==13493==    by 0x4F423B1: Gfx::drawForm(Object*, Dict*, double*, double*, bool, bool, GfxColorSpace*, bool, bool, bool, Function*, GfxColor*) (
==13493==    by 0x4F475E8: Gfx::doForm(Object*) (
==13493==    by 0x4F47B59: Gfx::opXObject(Object*, int) (
==13493==    by 0x4F41B50: Gfx::go(bool) (
==13493==    by 0x4F41FAC: Gfx::display(Object*, bool) (
==13493== HEAP SUMMARY:
==13493==     in use at exit: 12,861 bytes in 29 blocks
==13493==   total heap usage: 6,165 allocs, 6,136 frees, 996,569 bytes allocated
==13493== LEAK SUMMARY:
==13493==    definitely lost: 0 bytes in 0 blocks
==13493==    indirectly lost: 0 bytes in 0 blocks
==13493==      possibly lost: 0 bytes in 0 blocks
==13493==    still reachable: 12,861 bytes in 29 blocks
==13493==         suppressed: 0 bytes in 0 blocks
==13493== Rerun with --leak-check=full to see details of leaked memory

Verified that readChars doesn't seem to get set to -1 on the 7 poc via GDB, but it looks vulnerable based on the code.

Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2019-08-06 12:03:03 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2019:2022

Comment 8 Product Security DevOps Team 2019-08-06 13:22:01 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):

Comment 9 errata-xmlrpc 2019-09-11 09:33:23 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8

Via RHSA-2019:2713