openSUSE Security Update : poppler (openSUSE-SU-2013:1371-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

poppler was updated to fix a security problem. PDF files could emit
messages with terminal escape sequences which could be used to inject
shell code if the user ran a PDF viewer from a terminal shell
(CVE-2012-2142).

Also a bug was fixed to avoid division by zero when using
origpagesizes option (bnc#795582)

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-08/msg00049.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=795582
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=834476

Solution :

Update the affected poppler packages.

Risk factor :

Medium

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75126 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2142

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