Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 6.10 / 7.04 : poppler vulnerability (USN-496-2)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2015 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

USN-496-1 fixed a vulnerability in koffice. This update provides the
corresponding updates for poppler, the library used for PDF handling
in Gnome.

Derek Noonburg discovered an integer overflow in the Xpdf function
StreamPredictor::StreamPredictor(). By importing a specially crafted
PDF file into KWord, this could be exploited to run arbitrary code
with the user's privileges.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28099 ()

Bugtraq ID: 25124

CVE ID: CVE-2007-3387