A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:
This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of
Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu.
The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the
following package versions:
In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the
USN-410-1 fixed vulnerabilities in the poppler PDF loader library. This
update provides the corresponding updates for a copy of this code in
tetex-bin in Ubuntu 5.10. Versions of tetex-bin after Ubuntu 5.10 use
poppler directly and do not need a separate update.
Original advisory details:
The poppler PDF loader library did not limit the recursion depth of
the page model tree. By tricking a user into opening a specially
crafter PDF file, this could be exploited to trigger an infinite loop
and eventually crash an application that uses this library.