[USN-3467-1] poppler vulnerability

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[USN-3467-1] poppler vulnerability

Leonidas S. Barbosa
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3467-1
October 30, 2017

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

- Ubuntu 17.10
- Ubuntu 17.04
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary:

poppler could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted file.

Software Description:
- poppler: PDF rendering library

Details:

It was discovered that Poppler incorrectly handled certain files.
If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a
crafted PDF file, an attacker could cause a denial of service.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 17.10:
  libpoppler68                    0.57.0-2ubuntu4.1
  poppler-utils                   0.57.0-2ubuntu4.1

Ubuntu 17.04:
  libpoppler64                    0.48.0-2ubuntu2.4
  poppler-utils                   0.48.0-2ubuntu2.4

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
  libpoppler58                    0.41.0-0ubuntu1.5
  poppler-utils                   0.41.0-0ubuntu1.5

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
  libpoppler44                    0.24.5-2ubuntu4.8
  poppler-utils                   0.24.5-2ubuntu4.8

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

References:
  https://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3467-1
  CVE-2017-15565

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.57.0-2ubuntu4.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.48.0-2ubuntu2.4
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.41.0-0ubuntu1.5
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.24.5-2ubuntu4.8

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