Poppler Security Update for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and 19.04
Posted on: 08/12/2019 02:22 PM

Updated poppler packages has been released for Ubuntu Linux 19.04 and 18.04 LTS

Poppler Security Update for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and 19.04

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

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

- Ubuntu 19.04
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS


poppler could be made to crash if it received specially crafted PDF.

Software Description:
- poppler: PDF rendering library


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.


Package Information:

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