USN-4091-1: poppler vulnerability

12 August 2019

poppler could be made to crash if it received specially crafted PDF.

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.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 19.04
Ubuntu 18.04

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

References