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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-16646: Security patch for poppler (ALAS-2019-1271)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-16646: Security patch for poppler (ALAS-2019-1271)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
09/06/2018
Created
08/30/2019
Added
08/28/2019
Modified
08/28/2019

Description

In Poppler 0.68.0, the Parser::getObj() function in Parser.cc may cause infinite recursion via a crafted file. A remote attacker can leverage this for a DoS attack.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-poppler

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