Fedora 38 : poppler (2023-6b20b7807a)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 186604



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


The remote Fedora 38 host has a package installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the FEDORA-2023-6b20b7807a advisory.

- A vulnerability in Outline.cc for Poppler prior to 23.06.0 allows a remote attacker to cause a Denial of Service (DoS) (crash) via a crafted PDF file in OutlineItem::open. (CVE-2023-34872)

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


Update the affected poppler package.

See Also


Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 186604

File Name: fedora_2023-6b20b7807a.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/5/2023

Updated: 12/5/2023

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 3.8

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-34872


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/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:fedoraproject:fedora:38, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:poppler

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/21/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/31/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-34872

FEDORA: 2023-6b20b7807a

IAVB: 2023-B-0075