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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-20662: Security patch for poppler (ALAS-2019-1271)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-20662: Security patch for poppler (ALAS-2019-1271)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
01/03/2019
Created
08/30/2019
Added
08/28/2019
Modified
08/28/2019

Description

In Poppler 0.72.0, PDFDoc::setup in PDFDoc.cc allows attackers to cause a denial-of-service (application crash caused by Object.h SIGABRT, because of a wrong return value from PDFDoc::setup) by crafting a PDF file in which an xref data structure is mishandled during extractPDFSubtype processing.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-poppler

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-poppler

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