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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
12 March 2019
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Ubuntu
Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2019-9200
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USN-3905-1: poppler vulnerability
11 March 2019
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
poppler could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted file.
o poppler - PDF rendering library
It was discovered that poppler incorrectly handled certain PDF files. An
attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package
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://
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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