poppler vulnerabilities

ID USN-759-1
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2009-04-16T00:00:00


Will Dormann, Alin Rad Pop, Braden Thomas, and Drew Yao discovered that poppler contained multiple security issues in its JBIG2 decoder. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a crafted PDF file, an attacker could cause a denial of service or execute arbitrary code with privileges of the user invoking the program.