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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4091-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4091-1
Posted Aug 12, 2019
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 4091-1 - It was discovered that poppler incorrectly handled certain PDF files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.

tags | advisory, denial of service
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2019-14494
MD5 | 5bf5a569576c9bc85ab96a488c52a2b9

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4091-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4091-1
August 12, 2019

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

- Ubuntu 19.04
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Summary:

poppler could be made to crash if it received 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 issue to cause a denial of service.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 19.04:
libpoppler85 0.74.0-0ubuntu1.3
poppler-utils 0.74.0-0ubuntu1.3

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
libpoppler73 0.62.0-2ubuntu2.10
poppler-utils 0.62.0-2ubuntu2.10

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

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4091-1
CVE-2019-14494

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.74.0-0ubuntu1.3
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.62.0-2ubuntu2.10
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