Ubuntu 4091-1: poppler vulnerability

    Date12 Aug 2019
    CategoryUbuntu
    651
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    poppler could be made to crash if it received specially crafted PDF.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4091-1
    August 12, 2019
    
    poppler vulnerability
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 19.04
    - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    poppler could be made to crash if it received specially crafted PDF.
    
    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.
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 19.04:
      libpoppler85                    0.74.0-0ubuntu1.3
      poppler-utils                   0.74.0-0ubuntu1.3
    
    Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
      libpoppler73                    0.62.0-2ubuntu2.10
      poppler-utils                   0.62.0-2ubuntu2.10
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/4091-1
      CVE-2019-14494
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.74.0-0ubuntu1.3
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.62.0-2ubuntu2.10
    
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