SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : poppler (SUSE-SU-2017:1998-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 102069



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


This update for poppler fixes the following issues: Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2017-9775: Fix a stack overflow bug in pdftocairo that could have been exploited in a denial of service attack through a specially crafted PDF document.

- CVE-2017-9776: Fix an integer overflow bug that could have been exploited in a denial of service attack through a specially crafted PDF document. (bsc#1045721)

- CVE-2017-9408: Fix a memory leak that occurred when the parser tried to recover from a broken input file.

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.


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 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2017-1236=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-RPI-12-SP2-2017-1236=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2017-1236=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP2-2017-1236=1

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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 102069

File Name: suse_SU-2017-1998-1.nasl

Version: 3.14

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/31/2017

Updated: 1/6/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libpoppler44, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libpoppler44-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/28/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/2/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-9408, CVE-2017-9775, CVE-2017-9776