USN-1785-1: poppler vulnerabilities
02 April 2013
Applications using poppler could be made to crash or possibly run programs as your login if they opened a specially crafted file.
- poppler - PDF rendering library
It was discovered that poppler contained multiple security issues when
parsing malformed PDF documents. If a user or automated system were tricked
into opening a crafted PDF file, an attacker could cause a denial of
service or possibly execute arbitrary code with privileges of the user
invoking the program.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.