Oracle Linux 6 : poppler (ELSA-2017-2550)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2017:2550 :

An update for poppler is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security
impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each
vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

Poppler is a Portable Document Format (PDF) rendering library, used by
applications such as Evince.

Security Fix(es) :

* An integer overflow leading to heap-based buffer overflow was found
in the poppler library. 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.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected poppler packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 102850 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-9776

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