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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
31 October 2017
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Ubuntu
UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2017-15565
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-3467-1
October 30, 2017
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- - Ubuntu 17.10
- - Ubuntu 17.04
- - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
poppler could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted file.
- - : PDF rendering library
It was discovered that Poppler incorrectly handled certain files.
If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a
crafted PDF file, an attacker could cause a denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Â libpoppler68 0.57.0-2ubuntu4.1
Â poppler-utils 0.57.0-2ubuntu4.1
Â libpoppler64 0.48.0-2ubuntu2.4
Â poppler-utils 0.48.0-2ubuntu2.4
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
Â libpoppler58 0.41.0-0ubuntu1.5
Â poppler-utils 0.41.0-0ubuntu1.5
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
Â libpoppler44 0.24.5-2ubuntu4.8
Â poppler-utils 0.24.5-2ubuntu4.8
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary
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