GLSA-201804-03 : Poppler: Multiple vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 108924

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201804-03 (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 cause a Denial of Service condition or have other unspecified impacts.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All Poppler users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-text/poppler-0.61.1'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201804-03

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 108924

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201804-03.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 4/10/2018

Updated: 5/1/2019

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/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: 4/8/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/2/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-1000456, CVE-2017-14975, CVE-2017-14976, CVE-2017-14977

GLSA: 201804-03