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[SECURITY] [DLA 1562-2] poppler security update

Package        : poppler
Version        : 0.26.5-2+deb8u6
CVE ID         : CVE-2018-16646

A regression issue has been resolved in the poppler PDF rendering
shared library introduced with version 0.26.5-2+deb8u5.


    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.

    The previous solution in Debian LTS fixed the above issue in XRef.cc,
    the patches had been obtained from a merge request (#67) on upstream's
    Git development platform. Unfortunately, this merge request was declined
    by upstream and another merge request (#91) got applied instead. The
    fix now directly occurs in the Parser.cc file.

    This version of poppler now ships the changeset that got favorized by
    the poppler upstream developers (MR #91) and drops the patches from
    MR #67.

For Debian 8 "Jessie", this problem has been fixed in version

We recommend that you upgrade your poppler packages.

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS


mike gabriel aka sunweaver (Debian Developer)
fon: +49 (1520) 1976 148

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