CentOS 8 : poppler (CESA-2022:7594)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 167190


The remote CentOS host is missing a security update.


The remote CentOS Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the CESA-2022:7594 advisory.

- poppler: A logic error in the Hints::Hints function can cause denial of service (CVE-2022-27337)

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.

See Also


Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 167190

File Name: centos8_RHSA-2022-7594.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/9/2022

Updated: 10/5/2023

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Frictionless Assessment 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-2022-27337


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:centos:centos:8-stream, 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/cpu, Host/CentOS/release, Host/CentOS/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/8/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/5/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-27337

RHSA: 2022:7594