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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3433-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3433-1
Posted Oct 2, 2017
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3433-1 - It was discovered that Poppler incorrectly handled certain files. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a crafted PDF file, an attacker could cause a denial service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 17.04. It was discovered that Poppler incorrectly handled certain files. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a crafted PDF file, an attacker could cause a denial of service. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, denial of service
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2017-14517, CVE-2017-14519
MD5 | cea2834c151e30ed8a921d5e042f7e9d

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3433-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3433-1
October 02, 2017

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

- Ubuntu 17.04
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary:

poppler could be made to crash if opened a specially crafted file.

Software Description:
- poppler: PDF rendering library

Details:

It was discovered that Poppler incorrectly handled certain files.
If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a
crafted PDF file, an attacker could cause a denial service.
This issue only affected Ubuntu 17.04. (CVE-2017-14517)

It was discovered that Poppler incorrectly handled certain files.
If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a crafted PDF
file, an attacker could cause a denial of service. (CVE-2017-14519)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 17.04:
A libpoppler64A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A 0.48.0-2ubuntu2.2
A poppler-utilsA A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A 0.48.0-2ubuntu2.2

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
A libpoppler58A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A 0.41.0-0ubuntu1.3
A poppler-utilsA A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A 0.41.0-0ubuntu1.3

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
A libpoppler44A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A 0.24.5-2ubuntu4.6
A poppler-utilsA A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A 0.24.5-2ubuntu4.6

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

References:
A https://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3433-1
A CVE-2017-14517, CVE-2017-14519

Package Information:
A https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.48.0-2ubuntu2.2
A https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.41.0-0ubuntu1.3
A https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.24.5-2ubuntu4.6

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