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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3440-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3440-1
Posted Oct 6, 2017
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3440-1 - 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 of service. 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. This issue only affected Ubuntu 17.04 and 16.04. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, denial of service
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2017-14975, CVE-2017-14977, CVE-2017-9776
MD5 | a7184fb5c2d1967aa5ee4d3cd110c968

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3440-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3440-1
October 06, 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:

Several security issues were fixed in poppler.

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 of service.
(CVE-2017-14518, CVE-2017-14520, CVE-2017-14617, CVE-2017-14929,
CVE-2017-14975, CVE-2017-14977)

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. This issue
only affected Ubuntu 17.04 and 16.04. (CVE-2017-14926, CVE-2017-14928)

Alberto Garcia, Francisco Oca and Suleman Ali 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-2017-9776)

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 0.48.0-2ubuntu2.3
A poppler-utilsA A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A 0.48.0-2ubuntu2.3

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 0.41.0-0ubuntu1.4
A poppler-utilsA A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A 0.41.0-0ubuntu1.4

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 0.24.5-2ubuntu4.7
A poppler-utilsA A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A 0.24.5-2ubuntu4.7

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

References:
A https://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3440-1
A CVE-2017-14518, CVE-2017-14520, CVE-2017-14617, CVE-2017-14926,
A CVE-2017-14928, CVE-2017-14929, CVE-2017-14975, CVE-2017-14977,
A CVE-2017-9776

Package Information:
A https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.48.0-2ubuntu2.3
A https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.41.0-0ubuntu1.4
A https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.24.5-2ubuntu4.7

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