Amazon Linux 2 : evince (ALAS-2020-1511)

high Nessus Plugin ID 141986


The remote Amazon Linux 2 host is missing a security update.


The version of tested product installed on the remote host is prior to tested version. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the ALAS2-2020-1511 advisory.

- An issue was discovered in Poppler through 0.78.0. There is a divide-by-zero error in the function SplashOutputDev::tilingPatternFill at (CVE-2019-14494)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Run 'yum update evince' to update your system.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 141986

File Name: al2_ALAS-2020-1511.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/28/2020

Updated: 2/13/2024

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Agentless Assessment, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-14494


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:evince, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:evince-browser-plugin, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:evince-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:evince-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:evince-dvi, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:evince-libs, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:evince-nautilus, cpe:/o:amazon:linux:2

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/22/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/1/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-14494

ALAS: 2020-1511