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The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
An update for poppler is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security
impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each
vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
Poppler is a Portable Document Format (PDF) rendering library, used by
applications such as Evince.
Security Fix(es) :
* A heap-buffer overflow was found in the poppler library. An attacker
could create a malicious PDF file that would cause applications that
use poppler (such as Evince) to crash or, potentially, execute
arbitrary code when opened. (CVE-2015-8868)
Additional Changes :
For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 7.3 Release Notes linked from the References section.
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
Public Exploit Available : true