Amazon Linux AMI : poppler (ALAS-2017-902)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 103572

Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description

Stack-buffer overflow in GfxState.cc :

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)

Integer overflow in JBIG2Stream.cc :

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

Run 'yum update poppler' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2017-902.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 103572

File Name: ala_ALAS-2017-902.nasl

Version: 3.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/10/02

Updated: 2018/12/14

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: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:poppler, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:poppler-cpp, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:poppler-cpp-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:poppler-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:poppler-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:poppler-glib, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:poppler-glib-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:poppler-utils, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/09/28

Reference Information

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

ALAS: 2017-902