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The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
From Red Hat Security Advisory 2009:1504 :
Updated poppler packages that fix multiple security issues and a bug
are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
This update has been rated as having important security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.
Poppler is a Portable Document Format (PDF) rendering library, used by
applications such as Evince.
Multiple integer overflow flaws were found in poppler. An attacker
could create a malicious PDF file that would cause applications that
use poppler (such as Evince) to crash or, potentially, execute
arbitrary code when opened. (CVE-2009-3603, CVE-2009-3608,
Red Hat would like to thank Chris Rohlf for reporting the
This update also corrects a regression introduced in the previous
poppler security update, RHSA-2009:0480, that prevented poppler from
rendering certain PDF documents correctly. (BZ#528147)
Users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain
backported patches to resolve these issues.
See also :
Update the affected poppler packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 67942 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2009-3603CVE-2009-3607CVE-2009-3608CVE-2009-3609
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