Debian LTS: DLA-1963-1: poppler security update

    Date18 Oct 2019
    CategoryDebian LTS
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Debianlts Large
    Two buffer allocation issues were identified in poppler. CVE-2019-9959
    
    Package        : poppler
    Version        : 0.26.5-2+deb8u12
    CVE ID         : CVE-2019-9959 CVE-2019-10871
    
    Two buffer allocation issues were identified in poppler.
    
    CVE-2019-9959
    
        An unexpected negative length value can cause an integer
        overflow, which in turn making it possible to allocate a large
        memory chunk on the heap with size controlled by an attacker.
    
    CVE-2019-10871
    
        The RGB data are considered CMYK data and hence it reads 4 bytes
        instead of 3 bytes at the end of the image. The fixed version
        defines SPLASH_CMYK which is the upstream recommended solution.
    
    For Debian 8 "Jessie", these problems have been fixed in version
    0.26.5-2+deb8u12.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your poppler packages.
    
    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
    
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