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USN-4042-1: poppler vulnerabilities

27 June 2019

Several security issues were fixed in poppler.




It was discovered that poppler incorrectly handled certain files. If a user
or automated system were tricked into opening a crafted PDF file, an
attacker could cause a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 19.04
Ubuntu 18.10
Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04

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

Related notices

  • USN-3905-1: libpoppler58, libpoppler-qt5-dev, poppler-utils, libpoppler44, libpoppler73, libpoppler-qt4-4, libpoppler-qt5-1, libpoppler-glib8, libpoppler-cpp0v5, libpoppler-glib-doc, libpoppler-dev, libpoppler-glib-dev, libpoppler-qt4-dev, libpoppler-cpp-dev, libpoppler-cpp0, gir1.2-poppler-0.18, poppler, libpoppler79, libpoppler-private-dev