CentOS 7 : evince / okular / poppler (CESA-2019:2022)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 128331


The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.


An update for poppler, evince, and okular 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 or Okular.

Security Fix(es) :

* poppler: heap-based buffer over-read in XRef::getEntry in XRef.cc (CVE-2019-7310)

* poppler: heap-based buffer overflow in function ImageStream::getLine() in Stream.cc (CVE-2019-9200)

* poppler: infinite recursion in Parser::getObj function in Parser.cc (CVE-2018-16646)

* poppler: memory leak in GfxColorSpace::setDisplayProfile in GfxState.cc (CVE-2018-18897)

* poppler: reachable abort in Object.h (CVE-2018-19058)

* poppler: out-of-bounds read in EmbFile::save2 in FileSpec.cc (CVE-2018-19059)

* poppler: pdfdetach utility does not validate save paths (CVE-2018-19060)

* poppler: NULL pointer dereference in _poppler_attachment_new (CVE-2018-19149)

* poppler: NULL pointer dereference in the XRef::getEntry in XRef.cc (CVE-2018-20481)

* poppler: reachable Object::dictLookup assertion in FileSpec class in FileSpec.cc (CVE-2018-20650)

* poppler: SIGABRT PDFDoc::setup class in PDFDoc.cc (CVE-2018-20662)

* poppler: heap-based buffer over-read in function downsample_row_box_filter in CairoRescaleBox.cc (CVE-2019-9631)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Additional Changes :

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.7 Release Notes linked from the References section.


Update the affected evince, okular and / or poppler packages.

See Also




Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 128331

File Name: centos_RHSA-2019-2022.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/30/2019

Updated: 12/31/2019

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-9631


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:evince, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:evince-browser-plugin, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:evince-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:evince-dvi, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:evince-libs, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:evince-nautilus, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:okular, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:okular-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:okular-libs, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:okular-part, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:poppler, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:poppler-cpp, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:poppler-cpp-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:poppler-demos, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:poppler-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:poppler-glib, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:poppler-glib-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:poppler-qt, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:poppler-qt-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:poppler-utils, cpe:/o:centos:centos:7

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/29/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/6/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-16646, CVE-2018-18897, CVE-2018-19058, CVE-2018-19059, CVE-2018-19060, CVE-2018-19149, CVE-2018-20481, CVE-2018-20650, CVE-2018-20662, CVE-2019-7310, CVE-2019-9200, CVE-2019-9631

RHSA: 2019:2022