Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : poppler (MDVSA-2008:146)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A memory management issue was found in libpoppler by Felipe Andres
Manzano that could allow for the execution of arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user running a poppler-based application, if they
opened a specially crafted PDF file (CVE-2008-2950).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36531 (mandriva_MDVSA-2008-146.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-2950

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