[USN-4646-1] poppler vulnerabilities

Marc Deslauriers marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Wed Nov 25 18:57:23 UTC 2020

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4646-1
November 25, 2020

poppler vulnerabilities

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

- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS


Several security issues were fixed in poppler.

Software Description:
- poppler: 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.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  libpoppler73                    0.62.0-2ubuntu2.11
  poppler-utils                   0.62.0-2ubuntu2.11

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
  libpoppler58                    0.41.0-0ubuntu1.15
  poppler-utils                   0.41.0-0ubuntu1.15

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

  CVE-2018-21009, CVE-2019-10871, CVE-2019-13283, CVE-2019-9959,

Package Information:

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