USN-3467-1: poppler vulnerability

30 October 2017

poppler vulnerability

Packages

  • 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
Ubuntu 17.04
Ubuntu 16.04
Ubuntu 14.04

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

References