USN-3350-1: poppler vulnerabilities

07 July 2017

poppler could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a specially crafted file.

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Aleksandar Nikolic discovered that poppler incorrectly handled JPEG 2000
images. 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.
(CVE-2017-2820)

Jiaqi Peng discovered that the poppler pdfunite tool incorrectly parsed
certain malformed PDF documents. If a user or automated system were tricked
into opening a crafted PDF file, an attacker could cause poppler to crash,
resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2017-7511)

It was discovered that the poppler pdfunite tool incorrectly parsed certain
malformed PDF documents. If a user or automated system were tricked into
opening a crafted PDF file, an attacker could cause poppler to hang,
resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2017-7515)

It was discovered that poppler incorrectly handled JPEG 2000 images. If a
user or automated system were tricked into opening a crafted PDF file, an
attacker could cause cause poppler to crash, resulting in a denial of
service. (CVE-2017-9083)

It was discovered that poppler incorrectly handled memory when processing
PDF documents. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a
crafted PDF file, an attacker could cause poppler to consume resources,
resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2017-9406, CVE-2017-9408)

Alberto Garcia, Francisco Oca, and Suleman Ali discovered that the poppler
pdftocairo tool incorrectly parsed certain malformed PDF documents. If a
user or automated system were tricked into opening a crafted PDF file, an
attacker could cause poppler to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
(CVE-2017-9775)