ESB-2019.0424 - [Linux][Ubuntu] poppler: Denial of service - Remote with user interaction 2019-02-12

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                               ESB-2019.0424
                          poppler vulnerabilities
                             12 February 2019

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           poppler
Publisher:         Ubuntu
Operating System:  Linux variants
                   Ubuntu
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2019-7310 CVE-2018-20551 

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3886-1

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-3886-1
February 11, 2019

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

- - Ubuntu 18.10
- - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in poppler.

Software Description:
- - poppler: PDF rendering library

Details:

It was discovered that poppler incorrectly handled certain PDF files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2018-20551, CVE-2019-7310)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 18.10:
  libpoppler79                    0.68.0-0ubuntu1.5
  poppler-utils                   0.68.0-0ubuntu1.5

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  libpoppler73                    0.62.0-2ubuntu2.7
  poppler-utils                   0.62.0-2ubuntu2.7

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
  libpoppler58                    0.41.0-0ubuntu1.12
  poppler-utils                   0.41.0-0ubuntu1.12

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
  libpoppler44                    0.24.5-2ubuntu4.16
  poppler-utils                   0.24.5-2ubuntu4.16

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

References:
  https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3886-1
  CVE-2018-20551, CVE-2019-7310

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.68.0-0ubuntu1.5
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.62.0-2ubuntu2.7
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.41.0-0ubuntu1.12
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.24.5-2ubuntu4.16

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