GLSA-201611-15 : Poppler: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201611-15
(Poppler: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Poppler. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted PDF
using Poppler, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201611-15

Solution :

All Poppler users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-text/poppler-0.42.0'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 95266 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-8868

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