GLSA-201401-21 : Poppler: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201401-21
(Poppler: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Poppler. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted PDF in
an application linked against Poppler, possibly resulting in execution of
arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service
condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201401-21.xml

Solution :

All Poppler users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-text/poppler-0.24.5'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72076 ()

Bugtraq ID: 63368
63374
64636

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4473
CVE-2013-4474
CVE-2013-7296