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USN-603-1: poppler vulnerability

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USN-603-1: poppler vulnerability

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
04/18/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

The CairoFont::create function in CairoFontEngine.cc in Poppler, possibly before 0.8.0, as used in Xpdf, Evince, ePDFview, KWord, and other applications, does not properly handle embedded fonts in PDF files, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted font object, related to dereferencing a function pointer associated with the type of this font object.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libpoppler1
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libpoppler2

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