FreeBSD : poppler -- uninitialized pointer (bc20510f-4dd4-11dd-93e7-0211d880e350)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Felipe Andres Manzano reports :

The libpoppler pdf rendering library, can free uninitialized pointers,
leading to arbitrary code execution. This vulnerability results from
memory management bugs in the Page class constructor/destructor.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?ea22cfcb

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 33471 (freebsd_pkg_bc20510f4dd411dd93e70211d880e350.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-2950

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