GLSA-201801-17 : Poppler: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 106116


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201801-17 (Poppler: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Poppler. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker, by enticing a user to open a specially crafted PDF, could execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Poppler users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-text/poppler-0.57.0-r1'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 106116

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201801-17.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2018/01/18

Modified: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

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


Base Score: 6.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:poppler, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2018/01/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-7511, CVE-2017-9083, CVE-2017-9406, CVE-2017-9408, CVE-2017-9865

GLSA: 201801-17