23 January 2019
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA256 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2019.0187 poppler vulnerabilities 23 January 2019 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- 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-2018-20650 CVE-2018-20481 Original Bulletin: http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3865-1 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. - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- ========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3865-1 January 22, 2019 poppler vulnerabilities ========================================================================== 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-2018-20481, CVE-2018-20650) Update instructions: The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 18.10 libpoppler79 - 0.68.0-0ubuntu1.4 poppler-utils - 0.68.0-0ubuntu1.4 Ubuntu 18.04 LTS libpoppler73 - 0.62.0-2ubuntu2.6 poppler-utils - 0.62.0-2ubuntu2.6 Ubuntu 16.04 LTS libpoppler58 - 0.41.0-0ubuntu1.11 poppler-utils - 0.41.0-0ubuntu1.11 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS libpoppler44 - 0.24.5-2ubuntu4.15 poppler-utils - 0.24.5-2ubuntu4.15 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes. References: Â https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3865-1 Â CVE-2018-20481, CVE-2018-20650 Package Information: Â https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.68.0-0ubuntu1.4 Â https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.62.0-2ubuntu2.6 Â https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.41.0-0ubuntu1.11 Â https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.24.5-2ubuntu4.15 - --------------------------END INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- You have received this e-mail bulletin as a result of your organisation's registration with AusCERT. The mailing list you are subscribed to is maintained within your organisation, so if you do not wish to continue receiving these bulletins you should contact your local IT manager. If you do not know who that is, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will forward your request to the appropriate person. NOTE: Third Party Rights This security bulletin is provided as a service to AusCERT's members. 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