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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-10768: Security patch for poppler (ALAS-2018-1110)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-10768: Security patch for poppler (ALAS-2018-1110)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
05/06/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
12/07/2018
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

There is a NULL pointer dereference in the AnnotPath::getCoordsLength function in Annot.h in an Ubuntu package for Poppler 0.24.5. A crafted input will lead to a remote denial of service attack. Later Ubuntu packages such as for Poppler 0.41.0 are not affected.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-poppler

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-poppler

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