Scientific Linux Security Update : poppler on SL5.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Maurycy Prodeus discovered an integer overflow flaw in the processing
of PDF files. An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would
cause an application linked with poppler to crash or potentially
execute arbitrary code when opened. (CVE-2007-3387)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?34cd6640

Solution :

Update the affected poppler, poppler-devel and / or poppler-utils
packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60235 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-3387