Scientific Linux Security Update : poppler on SL7.x x86_64

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

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 :

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?b36c9e5d

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 95855 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-8868

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