ESB-2017.2482 - [Ubuntu] poppler: Denial of service - Remote with user interaction 2017-10-03

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                               ESB-2017.2482
                          poppler vulnerabilities
                              3 October 2017

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           poppler
Publisher:         Ubuntu
Operating System:  Ubuntu
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-14519 CVE-2017-14517 

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3433-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3433-1
October 02, 2017

poppler vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- - Ubuntu 17.04
- - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary:

poppler could be made to crash if opened a specially crafted file.

Software Description:
- - poppler: PDF rendering library

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 service.
This issue only affected Ubuntu 17.04. (CVE-2017-14517)

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. (CVE-2017-14519)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 17.04:
libpoppler64 0.48.0-2ubuntu2.2 
poppler-utils 0.48.0-2ubuntu2.2 

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
libpoppler58 0.41.0-0ubuntu1.3 
poppler-utils 0.41.0-0ubuntu1.3 

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
poppler-utils 0.24.5-2ubuntu4.6 
libpoppler44 0.24.5-2ubuntu4.6 

To update your system, please follow these instructions: 
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

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

References:
https://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3433-1
CVE-2017-14517, CVE-2017-14519

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.48.0-2ubuntu2.2
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.41.0-0ubuntu1.3
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.24.5-2ubuntu4.6

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