Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 8.04 LTS / 8.10 : poppler vulnerabilities (USN-759-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

Will Dormann, Alin Rad Pop, Braden Thomas, and Drew Yao discovered
that poppler contained multiple security issues in its JBIG2 decoder.
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.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5