USN-6176-1: PyPDF2 vulnerability
19 June 2023
PyPDF2 could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted file.
- pypdf2 - Pure-Python library built as a PDF toolkit (Python 2)
It was discovered that PyPDF2 incorrectly handled certain PDF files. If a
user or automated system were tricked into processing a specially crafted
file, an attacker could possibly use this issue to consume system
resources, resulting in a denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.