USN-3905-1: poppler vulnerability

11 March 2019

poppler could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted file.

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.

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.

References

Related notices

  • USN-4042-1: libpoppler-cpp0, libpoppler-cpp0v5, libpoppler73, libpoppler-qt5-1, gir1.2-poppler-0.18, libpoppler-qt4-dev, libpoppler-qt5-dev, libpoppler-qt4-4, libpoppler-dev, libpoppler-glib8, libpoppler85, libpoppler-private-dev, libpoppler-cpp-dev, libpoppler-glib-dev, libpoppler-glib-doc, libpoppler79, poppler, poppler-utils, libpoppler58