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USN-3865-1: poppler vulnerabilities

2019-01-22 KENNETH 0

USN-3865-1: poppler vulnerabilities poppler vulnerabilities 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-2018-20481, CVE-2018-20650) Update instructions The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 18.10 libpoppler79 – 0.68.0-0ubuntu1.4 poppler-utils – 0.68.0-0ubuntu1.4 Ubuntu 18.04 LTS libpoppler73 – 0.62.0-2ubuntu2.6 poppler-utils – 0.62.0-2ubuntu2.6 Ubuntu 16.04 LTS libpoppler58 – 0.41.0-0ubuntu1.11 poppler-utils – 0.41.0-0ubuntu1.11 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS libpoppler44 – 0.24.5-2ubuntu4.15 poppler-utils – 0.24.5-2ubuntu4.15 To update your system, please follow these instructions: In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes. [ more… ]