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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3837-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3837-1
Posted Dec 6, 2018
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3837-1 - It was discovered that poppler incorrectly handled certain PDF files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. It was discovered that poppler incorrectly handled certain PDF files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, denial of service
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2018-16646, CVE-2018-19149
MD5 | d22352b2bc2d2c1ebea0af26203d65ab

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3837-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3837-1
December 04, 2018

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

- Ubuntu 18.10
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- 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 PDF files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2018-16646, CVE-2018-19058, CVE-2018-19059, CVE-2018-19060)

It was discovered that poppler incorrectly handled certain PDF files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.
(CVE-2018-19149)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 18.10:
libpoppler79 0.68.0-0ubuntu1.2
poppler-utils 0.68.0-0ubuntu1.2

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
libpoppler73 0.62.0-2ubuntu2.4
poppler-utils 0.62.0-2ubuntu2.4

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
libpoppler58 0.41.0-0ubuntu1.9
poppler-utils 0.41.0-0ubuntu1.9

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
libpoppler44 0.24.5-2ubuntu4.13
poppler-utils 0.24.5-2ubuntu4.13

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

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3837-1
CVE-2018-16646, CVE-2018-19058, CVE-2018-19059, CVE-2018-19060,
CVE-2018-19149

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.68.0-0ubuntu1.2
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.62.0-2ubuntu2.4
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.41.0-0ubuntu1.9
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.24.5-2ubuntu4.13

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