Scientific Linux Security Update : poppler on SL6.x i386/x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 102852

Synopsis

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

Description

Security Fix(es) :

- 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 packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?b47b285c

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 102852

File Name: sl_20170830_poppler_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 3.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/08/31

Updated: 2018/12/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/08/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-9776