[USN-3350-1] poppler vulnerabilities

Marc Deslauriers marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Fri Jul 7 14:57:13 UTC 2017


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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3350-1
July 07, 2017

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

- Ubuntu 17.04
- Ubuntu 16.10
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary:

poppler could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a
specially crafted file.

Software Description:
- poppler: PDF rendering library

Details:

Aleksandar Nikolic discovered that poppler incorrectly handled JPEG 2000
images. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a crafted
PDF file, an attacker could cause a denial of service or possibly execute
arbitrary code with privileges of the user invoking the program.
(CVE-2017-2820)

Jiaqi Peng discovered that the poppler pdfunite tool incorrectly parsed
certain malformed PDF documents. If a user or automated system were tricked
into opening a crafted PDF file, an attacker could cause poppler to crash,
resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2017-7511)

It was discovered that the poppler pdfunite tool incorrectly parsed certain
malformed PDF documents. If a user or automated system were tricked into
opening a crafted PDF file, an attacker could cause poppler to hang,
resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2017-7515)

It was discovered that poppler incorrectly handled JPEG 2000 images. If a
user or automated system were tricked into opening a crafted PDF file, an
attacker could cause cause poppler to crash, resulting in a denial of
service. (CVE-2017-9083)

It was discovered that poppler incorrectly handled memory when processing
PDF documents. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a
crafted PDF file, an attacker could cause poppler to consume resources,
resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2017-9406, CVE-2017-9408)

Alberto Garcia, Francisco Oca, and Suleman Ali discovered that the poppler
pdftocairo tool incorrectly parsed certain malformed PDF documents. If a
user or automated system were tricked into opening a crafted PDF file, an
attacker could cause poppler to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
(CVE-2017-9775)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 17.04:
  libpoppler-cpp0v5               0.48.0-2ubuntu2.1
  libpoppler-glib8                0.48.0-2ubuntu2.1
  libpoppler-qt4-4                0.48.0-2ubuntu2.1
  libpoppler-qt5-1                0.48.0-2ubuntu2.1
  libpoppler64                    0.48.0-2ubuntu2.1
  poppler-utils                   0.48.0-2ubuntu2.1

Ubuntu 16.10:
  libpoppler-cpp0v5               0.44.0-3ubuntu2.1
  libpoppler-glib8                0.44.0-3ubuntu2.1
  libpoppler-qt4-4                0.44.0-3ubuntu2.1
  libpoppler-qt5-1                0.44.0-3ubuntu2.1
  libpoppler61                    0.44.0-3ubuntu2.1
  poppler-utils                   0.44.0-3ubuntu2.1

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
  libpoppler-cpp0                 0.41.0-0ubuntu1.2
  libpoppler-glib8                0.41.0-0ubuntu1.2
  libpoppler-qt4-4                0.41.0-0ubuntu1.2
  libpoppler-qt5-1                0.41.0-0ubuntu1.2
  libpoppler58                    0.41.0-0ubuntu1.2
  poppler-utils                   0.41.0-0ubuntu1.2

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
  libpoppler-cpp0                 0.24.5-2ubuntu4.5
  libpoppler-glib8                0.24.5-2ubuntu4.5
  libpoppler-qt4-4                0.24.5-2ubuntu4.5
  libpoppler-qt5-1                0.24.5-2ubuntu4.5
  libpoppler44                    0.24.5-2ubuntu4.5
  poppler-utils                   0.24.5-2ubuntu4.5

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
  https://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3350-1
  CVE-2017-2820, CVE-2017-7511, CVE-2017-7515, CVE-2017-9083,
  CVE-2017-9406, CVE-2017-9408, CVE-2017-9775

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.48.0-2ubuntu2.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.44.0-3ubuntu2.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.41.0-0ubuntu1.2
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/poppler/0.24.5-2ubuntu4.5


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