EulerOS 2.0 SP1 : poppler (EulerOS-SA-2016-1059)

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Synopsis :

The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.

Description :

According to the version of the poppler packages installed, the
EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following
vulnerability :

- Heap-based buffer overflow in the
ExponentialFunction::ExponentialFunction function in
Poppler before 0.40.0 allows remote attackers to cause
a denial of service (memory corruption and crash) or
possibly execute arbitrary code via an invalid blend
mode in the ExtGState dictionary in a crafted PDF
document.(CVE-2015-8868)

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

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?d814fdde

Solution :

Update the affected poppler package.

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: Huawei Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 99821 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-8868

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