Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS : poppler vulnerability (USN-3757-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 112190

Synopsis

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

Description

Hosein 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.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3757-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 112190

File Name: ubuntu_USN-3757-1.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/08/30

Modified: 2018/12/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libpoppler44, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libpoppler58, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libpoppler73, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:poppler-utils, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04:-:lts

Patch Publication Date: 2018/08/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-13988

USN: 3757-1