CentOS 8 : poppler (CESA-2019:2713)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 145631


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


The remote CentOS Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the CESA-2019:2713 advisory.

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

- poppler: NULL pointer dereference in the XRef::getEntry in XRef.cc (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 FileSpec.cc (CVE-2018-20650)

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

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

- poppler: heap-based buffer over-read in JPXStream::init in JPEG2000Stream.cc (CVE-2019-12293)

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

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

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

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


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 145631

File Name: centos8_RHSA-2019-2713.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/29/2021

Updated: 3/23/2021

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: cpe:/o:centos:centos:8, 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-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:poppler-glib, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:poppler-glib-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:poppler-qt5, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:poppler-qt5-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:poppler-utils

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

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-2019-7310, CVE-2019-9200, CVE-2019-9631, CVE-2019-9903, CVE-2019-9959, CVE-2019-10871, CVE-2019-12293

BID: 106321, 106459, 106659, 106829, 107172, 107560, 107862, 108457, 109342

RHSA: 2019:2713