USN-4646-1: poppler vulnerabilities

25 November 2020

Several security issues were fixed in poppler.

Releases

Packages

Details

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.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04

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