SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : poppler (SUSE-SU-2017:1998-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update for poppler fixes the following issues: Security issues
fixed :

- CVE-2017-9775: Fix a stack overflow bug in pdftocairo
that could have been exploited in a denial of service
attack through a specially crafted PDF document.
(bsc#1045719)

- CVE-2017-9776: Fix an integer overflow bug that could
have been exploited in a denial of service attack
through a specially crafted PDF document. (bsc#1045721)

- CVE-2017-9408: Fix a memory leak that occurred when the
parser tried to recover from a broken input file.
(bsc#1042802)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1042802
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1045719
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1045721
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-9408.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-9775.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-9776.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?ceb90d31

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2017-1236=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12-SP2:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-RPI-12-SP2-2017-1236=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2017-1236=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP2-2017-1236=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 102069 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-9408
CVE-2017-9775
CVE-2017-9776

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