Poppler Security Update for Ubuntu
Posted on: 12/05/2018 09:15 AM

Updated poppler packages has been released for Ubuntu Linux

Poppler Security Update for Ubuntu


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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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