Fedora 9 : poppler-0.8.1-2.fc9 (2008-7012)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Security fix: Add upstream patch for CVE-2008-2950 / oCERT-2008-007 -
use of an uninitialized pointer to call free() in Page::~Page
(#454277) http://www.ocert.org/advisories/ocert-2008-007.html Bug
fixes: Fix crash when reading QuadPoints (#448516) Use static
FT_Library in CairoOutputDev, as dynamic may trigger use-after-free
and crash e.g. evince (#456867)

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

See also :

http://www.ocert.org/advisories/ocert-2008-007.html
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=454277
http://www.nessus.org/u?dfe84d59

Solution :

Update the affected poppler package.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 34172 (fedora_2008-7012.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-2950

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