Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3563-1 poppler -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 01 May 2016
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2015-8868.
- More information:
It was discovered that a heap overflow in the Poppler PDF library may result in denial of service and potentially the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed PDF file is opened.
For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 0.26.5-2+deb8u1.
For the testing distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 0.38.0-3.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 0.38.0-3.
We recommend that you upgrade your poppler packages.