poppler vulnerabilities

ID USN-2958-1
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2016-05-02T00:00:00


It was discovered that the poppler pdfseparate tool incorrectly handled certain filenames. A local attacker could use this issue to cause the tool to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. This issue only applied to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. (CVE-2013-4473, CVE-2013-4474)

It was discovered that poppler incorrectly parsed certain malformed PDF documents. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a crafted PDF file, an attacker could cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code with privileges of the user invoking the program. (CVE-2015-8868)