RHEL 6 : poppler (RHSA-2017:2550)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 102950
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn update for poppler is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
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) :
* 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.