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Vulnerability of Poppler: denial of service via extractPDFSubtype

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a fatal error via extractPDFSubtype of Poppler, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Impacted software: Debian, Fedora, Solaris, RHEL, Ubuntu.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 2/4.
Creation date: 25/02/2019.
Références of this announce: bulletinapr2019, CVE-2018-20662, DLA-1706-1, DLA-2440-1, FEDORA-2019-216ba46b12, FEDORA-2019-387e017332, FEDORA-2019-7085420900, FEDORA-2019-8b5e704a73, RHSA-2019:2022-01, RHSA-2019:2713-01, USN-4042-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-28588.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a fatal error via extractPDFSubtype of Poppler, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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This computer threat impacts software or systems such as Debian, Fedora, Solaris, RHEL, Ubuntu.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer vulnerability alert is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this cybersecurity weakness.

Solutions for this threat 

Debian 8: new poppler packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 8: poppler 0.26.5-2+deb8u8

Debian 9: new poppler packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 9: poppler 0.48.0-2+deb9u4

Fedora: new mingw-poppler packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 28: mingw-poppler 0.62.0-3.fc28
  Fedora 29: mingw-poppler 0.67.0-4.fc29

Fedora: new poppler packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 28: poppler 0.62.0-16.fc28
  Fedora 29: poppler 0.67.0-12.fc29

Oracle Solaris: patch for third party software of April 2019 v3.
A patch is available:
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=1448883.1

RHEL 7: new poppler packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 7: poppler 0.26.5-38.el7

RHEL 8.0: new poppler packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 8: poppler 0.66.0-11.el8_0.12

Ubuntu: new poppler packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 19.04: poppler 0.74.0-0ubuntu1.2
  Ubuntu 18.10: poppler 0.68.0-0ubuntu1.7
  Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: poppler 0.62.0-2ubuntu2.9
  Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: poppler 0.41.0-0ubuntu1.14
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