USN-1005-1: poppler vulnerabilities

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1005-1

19th October, 2010

poppler vulnerabilities

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

  • Ubuntu 10.10
  • Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
  • Ubuntu 9.10
  • Ubuntu 9.04
  • Ubuntu 8.04 LTS
  • Ubuntu 6.06 LTS

Software description

  • poppler

Details

It was discovered that poppler contained multiple security issues when
parsing malformed PDF documents. If a user or automated system were tricked
into opening a crafted PDF file, an attacker could cause a denial of
service or execute arbitrary code with privileges of the user invoking the
program.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 10.10:
libpoppler-glib5 0.14.3-0ubuntu1.1
libpoppler7 0.14.3-0ubuntu1.1
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS:
libpoppler-glib4 0.12.4-0ubuntu5.1
libpoppler5 0.12.4-0ubuntu5.1
Ubuntu 9.10:
libpoppler-glib4 0.12.0-0ubuntu2.3
libpoppler5 0.12.0-0ubuntu2.3
Ubuntu 9.04:
libpoppler-glib4 0.10.5-1ubuntu2.6
libpoppler4 0.10.5-1ubuntu2.6
Ubuntu 8.04 LTS:
libpoppler2 0.6.4-1ubuntu3.5
libpoppler-glib2 0.6.4-1ubuntu3.5
Ubuntu 6.06 LTS:
libpoppler1 0.5.1-0ubuntu7.8
libpoppler1-glib 0.5.1-0ubuntu7.8

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-2010-3702, CVE-2010-3703, CVE-2010-3704