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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1785-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1785-1
Posted Apr 2, 2013
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 1785-1 - It was discovered that poppler contained multiple security issues when parsing malformed PDF documents. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a crafted PDF file, an attacker could cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code with privileges of the user invoking the program.

tags | advisory, denial of service, arbitrary
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2013-1788, CVE-2013-1789, CVE-2013-1790
SHA-256 | a47e45dc4222448ec57f8e6f7b41b29f28cd6282feaa9c9ce0799129d033cf9d

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1785-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1785-1
April 02, 2013

poppler vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 12.10
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 11.10
- Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 8.04 LTS

Summary:

Applications using poppler could be made to crash or possibly run programs
as your login if they opened a specially crafted file.

Software Description:
- poppler: PDF rendering library

Details:

It was discovered that poppler contained multiple security issues when
parsing malformed PDF documents. If a user or automated system were tricked
into opening a crafted PDF file, an attacker could cause a denial of
service or possibly execute arbitrary code with privileges of the user
invoking the program.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 12.10:
libpoppler-glib8 0.20.4-0ubuntu1.2
libpoppler28 0.20.4-0ubuntu1.2

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
libpoppler-glib8 0.18.4-1ubuntu3.1
libpoppler19 0.18.4-1ubuntu3.1

Ubuntu 11.10:
libpoppler-glib6 0.16.7-2ubuntu2.1
libpoppler13 0.16.7-2ubuntu2.1

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS:
libpoppler-glib4 0.12.4-0ubuntu5.3
libpoppler5 0.12.4-0ubuntu5.3

Ubuntu 8.04 LTS:
libpoppler-glib2 0.6.4-1ubuntu3.6
libpoppler2 0.6.4-1ubuntu3.6

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1785-1
CVE-2013-1788, CVE-2013-1789, CVE-2013-1790

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.20.4-0ubuntu1.2
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.18.4-1ubuntu3.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.16.7-2ubuntu2.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.12.4-0ubuntu5.3
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.6.4-1ubuntu3.6
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