RHEL 6 : poppler (RHSA-2017:2550)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 102950

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

An 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.
(CVE-2017-9776)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2550

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-9776

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 102950

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2017-2550.nasl

Version: 3.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/09/05

Updated: 2019/10/24

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:redhat:enterprise_linux:poppler, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:poppler-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:poppler-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:poppler-glib, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:poppler-glib-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:poppler-qt, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:poppler-qt-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:poppler-qt4, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:poppler-qt4-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:poppler-utils, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/08/30

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/06/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-9776

RHSA: 2017:2550