Ubuntu 9.10 : poppler vulnerabilities (USN-850-3)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

USN-850-1 fixed vulnerabilities in poppler. This update provides the
corresponding updates for Ubuntu 9.10.

It was discovered that poppler contained multiple security issues when
parsing malformed PDF documents. If a user or automated system were
tricked into opening a crafted PDF file, an attacker could cause a
denial of service or execute arbitrary code with privileges of the
user invoking the program.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 42344 ()

Bugtraq ID: 36703

CVE ID: CVE-2009-3603