ESB-2017.2743 - [UNIX/Linux][Ubuntu] poppler: Denial of service - Remote with user interaction 2017-10-31

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                               ESB-2017.2743
                           poppler vulnerability
                              31 October 2017

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           poppler
Publisher:         Ubuntu
Operating System:  Ubuntu
                   UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-15565  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3467-1

Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on 
         platforms other than Ubuntu. It is recommended that administrators 
         running poppler check for an updated version of the software for 
         their operating system.

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3467-1
October 30, 2017

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

- - Ubuntu 17.10
- - Ubuntu 17.04
- - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary:

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

Software Description:
- - : 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 of service.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 17.10:
  libpoppler68 0.57.0-2ubuntu4.1
  poppler-utils 0.57.0-2ubuntu4.1

Ubuntu 17.04:
  libpoppler64 0.48.0-2ubuntu2.4
  poppler-utils 0.48.0-2ubuntu2.4

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
  libpoppler58 0.41.0-0ubuntu1.5
  poppler-utils 0.41.0-0ubuntu1.5

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
  libpoppler44 0.24.5-2ubuntu4.8
  poppler-utils 0.24.5-2ubuntu4.8

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

References:
  https://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3467-1
  CVE-2017-15565

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.57.0-2ubuntu4.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.48.0-2ubuntu2.4
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.41.0-0ubuntu1.5
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.24.5-2ubuntu4.8

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