RHEL 7 : poppler (RHSA-2017:2551)

high Nessus Plugin ID 102951

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 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 packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2551

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-9775

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

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 102951

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2017-2551.nasl

Version: 3.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/5/2017

Updated: 10/24/2019

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:poppler, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:poppler-cpp, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:poppler-cpp-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:poppler-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:poppler-demos, 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-utils, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.4, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.5, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.6, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.7

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/30/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/22/2017

Reference Information

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

RHSA: 2017:2551