Ubuntu 3865-1: poppler vulnerabilities

    Date 22 Jan 2019
    3587
    Posted By Anthony Pell
    Several security issues were fixed in poppler.
    ==========================================================================
    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3865-1
    January 22, 2019
    
    poppler vulnerabilities
    ==========================================================================
    
    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 18.10
    - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    Several security issues were fixed in poppler.
    
    Software Description:
    - poppler: PDF rendering library
    
    Details:
    
    It was discovered that poppler incorrectly handled certain PDF files.
    An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
    (CVE-2018-20481, CVE-2018-20650)
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 18.10:
      libpoppler79                    0.68.0-0ubuntu1.4
      poppler-utils                   0.68.0-0ubuntu1.4
    
    Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
      libpoppler73                    0.62.0-2ubuntu2.6
      poppler-utils                   0.62.0-2ubuntu2.6
    
    Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
      libpoppler58                    0.41.0-0ubuntu1.11
      poppler-utils                   0.41.0-0ubuntu1.11
    
    Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
      libpoppler44                    0.24.5-2ubuntu4.15
      poppler-utils                   0.24.5-2ubuntu4.15
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary
    changes.
    
    References:
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3865-1
      CVE-2018-20481, CVE-2018-20650
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.68.0-0ubuntu1.4
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.62.0-2ubuntu2.6
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.41.0-0ubuntu1.11
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.24.5-2ubuntu4.15
    

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