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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3638-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3638-1
Posted May 7, 2018
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3638-1 - It was discovered that QPDF incorrectly handled certain malformed files. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause QPDF to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.

tags | advisory, remote, denial of service, arbitrary
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2015-9252, CVE-2017-11624, CVE-2017-11625, CVE-2017-11626, CVE-2017-11627, CVE-2017-12595, CVE-2017-18183, CVE-2017-18184, CVE-2017-18185, CVE-2017-18186, CVE-2017-9208, CVE-2017-9209, CVE-2017-9210, CVE-2018-9918
MD5 | 4d0b1fa341e4bdfc2a577a49a752b08c

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3638-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3638-1
May 07, 2018

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

- Ubuntu 17.10
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in QPDF.

Software Description:
- qpdf: tools for transforming and inspecting PDF files

Details:

It was discovered that QPDF incorrectly handled certain malformed files. A
remote attacker could use this issue to cause QPDF to crash, resulting in a
denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 17.10:
libqpdf21 8.0.2-3~17.10.1
qpdf 8.0.2-3~17.10.1

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
libqpdf21 8.0.2-3~16.04.1
qpdf 8.0.2-3~16.04.1

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
libqpdf21 8.0.2-3~14.04.1
qpdf 8.0.2-3~14.04.1

This update uses a new upstream release, which includes additional bug
fixes. In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary
changes.

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3638-1
CVE-2015-9252, CVE-2017-11624, CVE-2017-11625, CVE-2017-11626,
CVE-2017-11627, CVE-2017-12595, CVE-2017-18183, CVE-2017-18184,
CVE-2017-18185, CVE-2017-18186, CVE-2017-9208, CVE-2017-9209,
CVE-2017-9210, CVE-2018-9918

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/qpdf/8.0.2-3~17.10.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/qpdf/8.0.2-3~16.04.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/qpdf/8.0.2-3~14.04.1

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