ESB-2018.1496 - [Win][UNIX/Linux][Ubuntu] poppler: Denial of service - Remote with user interaction 2018-05-16

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                               ESB-2018.1496
                          poppler vulnerabilities
                                16 May 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           poppler
Publisher:         Ubuntu
Operating System:  Ubuntu
                   UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-10768 CVE-2017-18267 

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3647-1

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-3647-1
May 15, 2018

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

- - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- - Ubuntu 17.10
- - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary:

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

Software Description:
- - poppler: PDF rendering library

Details:

It was discovered that poppler incorrectly handled certain PDF files.
An attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2017-18267)

It was discovered that poppler incorrectly handled certain PDF files.
An attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial of service. This
issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. (CVE-2018-10768)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
   libpoppler73                                        0.62.0-2ubuntu2.1
   poppler-utils                                      0.62.0-2ubuntu2.1

Ubuntu 17.10:
   libpoppler68                                        0.57.0-2ubuntu4.3
   poppler-utils                                      0.57.0-2ubuntu4.3

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
   libpoppler58                                        0.41.0-0ubuntu1.7
   poppler-utils                                      0.41.0-0ubuntu1.7

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
   libpoppler44                                        0.24.5-2ubuntu4.11
   poppler-utils                                      0.24.5-2ubuntu4.11

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

References:
   https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3647-1
   CVE-2017-18267, CVE-2018-10768

Package Information:
   https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.62.0-2ubuntu2.1
   https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.57.0-2ubuntu4.3
   https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.41.0-0ubuntu1.7
   https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.24.5-2ubuntu4.11

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