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USN-3757-1: poppler vulnerability

29 August 2018

poppler could be made to crash if it received specially crafted PDF file.




Hosein Askari discovered that poppler incorrectly handled certain PDF files.
An attacker could possible use this issue to cause a denial of service.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04
Ubuntu 14.04

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