Oracle Linux 8 : poppler (ELSA-2019-2713)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 128846


The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


From Red Hat Security Advisory 2019:2713 :

An update for poppler is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.

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) :

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

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

* poppler: heap-based buffer over-read in function PSOutputDev::checkPageSlice in (CVE-2019-10871)

* poppler: heap-based buffer over-read in JPXStream::init in (CVE-2019-12293)

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

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

* poppler: reachable Object::getString assertion in AnnotRichMedia class in Annot.c (CVE-2018-20551)

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

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

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

* poppler: stack consumption in function Dict::find() in (CVE-2019-9903)

* poppler: integer overflow in JPXStream::init function leading to memory consumption (CVE-2019-9959)

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.


Update the affected poppler packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 128846

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2019-2713.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/16/2019

Updated: 12/27/2019

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

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


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:oracle:linux:poppler, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:poppler-cpp, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:poppler-cpp-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:poppler-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:poppler-glib, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:poppler-glib-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:poppler-qt5, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:poppler-qt5-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:poppler-utils, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:8

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/12/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/2/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-18897, CVE-2018-20481, CVE-2018-20551, CVE-2018-20650, CVE-2018-20662, CVE-2019-10871, CVE-2019-12293, CVE-2019-7310, CVE-2019-9200, CVE-2019-9631, CVE-2019-9903, CVE-2019-9959

RHSA: 2019:2713