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USN-3837-2: poppler regression

11 December 2018

USN-3837-1 introduced a regression in poppler.

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Details

USN-3837-1 fixed vulnerabilities in poppler. A regression was reported
regarding the previous update. This update fixes the problem.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

Original advisory 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)

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 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.

Related notices

  • USN-3837-1: libpoppler-private-dev, libpoppler-cpp-dev, libpoppler-cpp0, libpoppler-qt5-1, libpoppler-cpp0v5, libpoppler-glib8, libpoppler-qt5-dev, poppler-utils, poppler, libpoppler-dev, libpoppler-glib-doc, gir1.2-poppler-0.18, libpoppler-glib-dev, libpoppler-qt4-4, libpoppler58, libpoppler79, libpoppler-qt4-dev, libpoppler73, libpoppler44