Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : poppler (MDVSA-2010:230)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered and corrected in poppler :

The Gfx::getPos function in the PDF parser in poppler, allows
context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via
unknown vectors that trigger an uninitialized pointer dereference
(CVE-2010-3702).

The FoFiType1::parse function in fofi/FoFiType1.cc in the PDF parser
in poppler, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of
service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a PDF file
with a crafted Type1 font that contains a negative array index, which
bypasses input validation and which triggers memory corruption
(CVE-2010-3704).

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The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.

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)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 50582 ()

Bugtraq ID: 43594
43841
43845

CVE ID: CVE-2010-3702
CVE-2010-3704

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