ESB-2019.0758 - [Ubuntu] poppler: Denial of service - Remote with user interaction 2019-03-12

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                               ESB-2019.0758
                           poppler vulnerability
                               12 March 2019

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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-2019-9200  

Reference:         ESB-2019.0746

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3905-1

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USN-3905-1: poppler vulnerability

11 March 2019

poppler vulnerability

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

  o Ubuntu 18.10
  o Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
  o Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
  o Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary

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

Software Description

  o 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.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 18.10
    libpoppler79 - 0.68.0-0ubuntu1.6
    poppler-utils - 0.68.0-0ubuntu1.6
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
    libpoppler73 - 0.62.0-2ubuntu2.8
    poppler-utils - 0.62.0-2ubuntu2.8
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
    libpoppler58 - 0.41.0-0ubuntu1.13
    poppler-utils - 0.41.0-0ubuntu1.13
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
    libpoppler44 - 0.24.5-2ubuntu4.17
    poppler-utils - 0.24.5-2ubuntu4.17

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

  o CVE-2019-9200

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