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USN-5606-1: poppler vulnerability

12 September 2022

poppler could be made to crash or execute arbitrary code if received a specially crafted PDF.




It was discovered that poppler incorrectly handled certain
PDF. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a
denial of service or execute arbitrary code.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 22.04
Ubuntu 20.04
Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04

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