Debian: DSA-3563-1: poppler security update

    Date 01 May 2016
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that a heap overflow in the Poppler PDF library may result in denial of service and potentially the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed PDF file is opened.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3563-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    May 01, 2016                          https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : poppler
    CVE ID         : CVE-2015-8868
    
    It was discovered that a heap overflow in the Poppler PDF library may
    result in denial of service and potentially the execution of arbitrary
    code if a malformed PDF file is opened.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.26.5-2+deb8u1.
    
    For the testing distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed
    in version 0.38.0-3.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.38.0-3.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your poppler packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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