Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 17.04 : poppler vulnerabilities (USN-3433-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2017 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

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 service. This issue only affected
Ubuntu 17.04. (CVE-2017-14517)

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. (CVE-2017-14519).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 103644 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-14517
CVE-2017-14519

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