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USN-3865-1: poppler vulnerabilities

22 January 2019

Several security issues were fixed in poppler.

Releases

Packages

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-2018-20481, CVE-2018-20650)

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.