Oracle Linux 7 : poppler (ELSA-2017-2551)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 102851

Synopsis

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

Description

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2017:2551 :

An update for poppler is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

Poppler is a Portable Document Format (PDF) rendering library, used by applications such as Evince.

Security Fix(es) :

* A stack-based 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-2017-9775)

* An integer overflow leading to heap-based 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-2017-9776)

Solution

Update the affected poppler packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2017-August/007167.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 102851

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2017-2551.nasl

Version: 3.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/08/31

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

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: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:poppler, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:poppler-cpp, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:poppler-cpp-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:poppler-demos, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:poppler-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:poppler-glib, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:poppler-glib-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:poppler-qt, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:poppler-qt-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:poppler-utils, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:7

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/OracleLinux, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/08/31

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/06/22

Reference Information

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

RHSA: 2017:2551