ESB-2018.1399 - [Linux][Ubuntu] libqpdf21: Multiple vulnerabilities 2018-05-08

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                               ESB-2018.1399
                           QPDF vulnerabilities
                                8 May 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           libqpdf21
Publisher:         Ubuntu
Operating System:  Ubuntu
                   Linux variants
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-9918 CVE-2017-18186 CVE-2017-18185
                   CVE-2017-18184 CVE-2017-18183 CVE-2017-12595
                   CVE-2017-11627 CVE-2017-11626 CVE-2017-11625
                   CVE-2017-11624 CVE-2017-9210 CVE-2017-9209
                   CVE-2017-9208 CVE-2015-9252 

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3638-1

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

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USN-3638-1: QPDF vulnerabilities

7 May 2018

qpdf vulnerabilities

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

Ubuntu 17.10
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary

Several security issues were fixed in QPDF.

Software Description

qpdf - tools for transforming and inspecting PDF files

Details

It was discovered that QPDF incorrectly handled certain malformed files.
A remote attacker could use this issue to cause QPDF to crash, resulting in
a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 17.10       libqpdf21 - 8.0.2-3~17.10.1
                   qpdf - 8.0.2-3~17.10.1
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS   libqpdf21 - 8.0.2-3~16.04.1
                   qpdf - 8.0.2-3~16.04.1
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS   libqpdf21 - 8.0.2-3~14.04.1
                   qpdf - 8.0.2-3~14.04.1

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

This update uses a new upstream release, which includes additional bug fixes.
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

CVE-2015-9252
CVE-2017-11624
CVE-2017-11625
CVE-2017-11626
CVE-2017-11627
CVE-2017-12595
CVE-2017-18183
CVE-2017-18184
CVE-2017-18185
CVE-2017-18186
CVE-2017-9208
CVE-2017-9209
CVE-2017-9210
CVE-2018-9918

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