USN-3837-1: poppler vulnerabilities

04 December 2018

Several security issues were fixed in poppler.

Releases

Packages

  • poppler - PDF rendering library

Details

It was discovered that poppler incorrectly handled certain PDF files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2018-16646, CVE-2018-19058, CVE-2018-19059, CVE-2018-19060)

It was discovered that poppler incorrectly handled certain PDF files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.
(CVE-2018-19149)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 18.10
Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04
Ubuntu 14.04

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