09 January 2018
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA256 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2018.0094 poppler vulnerabilities 9 January 2018 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: poppler Publisher: Ubuntu Operating System: Ubuntu Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction Denial of Service -- Remote with User Interaction Resolution: Patch/Upgrade CVE Names: CVE-2017-1000456 CVE-2017-14976 Reference: ESB-2018.0081 Original Bulletin: http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3517-1 - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- USN-3517-1: poppler vulnerabilities Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3517-1 8th January, 2018 poppler vulnerabilities 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 Summary Several security issues were fixed in poppler. Software description poppler - PDF rendering library Details 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 execute arbitrary. (CVE-2017-1000456) 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. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 16.10. (CVE-2017-14976) Update instructions The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version: Ubuntu 17.10: libpoppler68 0.57.0-2ubuntu4.2 poppler-utils 0.57.0-2ubuntu4.2 Ubuntu 17.04: libpoppler64 0.48.0-2ubuntu2.5 poppler-utils 0.48.0-2ubuntu2.5 Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: libpoppler58 0.41.0-0ubuntu1.6 poppler-utils 0.41.0-0ubuntu1.6 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: poppler-utils 0.24.5-2ubuntu4.9 libpoppler44 0.24.5-2ubuntu4.9 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 CVE-2017-1000456, CVE-2017-14976 - --------------------------END INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- You have received this e-mail bulletin as a result of your organisation's registration with AusCERT. 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