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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3647-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3647-1
Posted May 15, 2018
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3647-1 - It was discovered that poppler incorrectly handled certain PDF files. An attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial of service. It was discovered that poppler incorrectly handled certain PDF files. An attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.

tags | advisory, denial of service
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2017-18267, CVE-2018-10768
MD5 | a1e8619a316492ba33d741cd9ed770a7

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3647-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3647-1
May 15, 2018

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

- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 17.10
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary:

poppler could be made to crash if it opened a 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 to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2017-18267)

It was discovered that poppler incorrectly handled certain PDF files.
An attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial of service. This
issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. (CVE-2018-10768)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
libpoppler73 0.62.0-2ubuntu2.1
poppler-utils 0.62.0-2ubuntu2.1

Ubuntu 17.10:
libpoppler68 0.57.0-2ubuntu4.3
poppler-utils 0.57.0-2ubuntu4.3

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
libpoppler58 0.41.0-0ubuntu1.7
poppler-utils 0.41.0-0ubuntu1.7

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
libpoppler44 0.24.5-2ubuntu4.11
poppler-utils 0.24.5-2ubuntu4.11

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

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3647-1
CVE-2017-18267, CVE-2018-10768

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.62.0-2ubuntu2.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.57.0-2ubuntu4.3
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.41.0-0ubuntu1.7
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.24.5-2ubuntu4.11

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