USN-5026-1: QPDF vulnerabilities

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It was discovered that QPDF incorrectly handled certain malformed PDF files. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause QPDF to consume resources, resulting in a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. (CVE-2018-18020) It was discovered that QPDF incorrectly handled certain malformed PDF files. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause QPDF to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2021-36978)

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