Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS : poppler vulnerability (USN-3757-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 112190
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionHosein Askari discovered that poppler incorrectly handled certain PDF files. An attacker could possible use this issue to cause a denial of service.
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.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.