SUSE SLES11 Security Update : poppler (SUSE-SU-2016:1544-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update for poppler fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2015-8868: Corrupted PDF file can corrupt heap,
causing DoS (bsc#976844)

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

See also :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/976844
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-8868.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?54f28988

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp4-poppler-12609=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch slessp4-poppler-12609=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-poppler-12609=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 91658 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-8868

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