Scientific Linux Security Update : poppler on SL6.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

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.
(CVE-2017-9776)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?44faa4b7

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 102852 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-9776

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