[USN-4091-1] poppler vulnerability

Leonidas S. Barbosa leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Mon Aug 12 12:57:17 UTC 2019

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4091-1
August 12, 2019

poppler vulnerability

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

- Ubuntu 19.04
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS


poppler could be made to crash if it received specially crafted PDF.

Software Description:
- 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.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 19.04:
  libpoppler85                    0.74.0-0ubuntu1.3
  poppler-utils                   0.74.0-0ubuntu1.3

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  libpoppler73                    0.62.0-2ubuntu2.10
  poppler-utils                   0.62.0-2ubuntu2.10

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


Package Information:
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