FreeBSD : poppler -- multiple denial of service issues (eca2d861-76f4-42ed-89d2-23a2cb396c87)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 102725

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Synopsis

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Poppler developers report :

Poppler is prone to a stack-based buffer-overflow vulnerability.

Successful exploits may allow attackers to crash the affected application, resulting in denial-of-service condition. Due to the nature of this issue, arbitrary code execution may be possible but this has not been confirmed.

Solution

Update the affected package.

See Also

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/99241/discuss

http://www.nessus.org/u?e98a8290

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 102725

File Name: freebsd_pkg_eca2d86176f442ed89d223a2cb396c87.nasl

Version: 3.9

Type: local

Published: 8/24/2017

Updated: 1/4/2021

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:poppler, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 8/24/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/21/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-9775, CVE-2017-9865