Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 6.10 / 7.04 / 7.10 : poppler vulnerabilities (USN-542-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 28210


The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.


Secunia Research discovered several vulnerabilities in poppler. If a user were tricked into loading a specially crafted PDF file, a remote attacker could cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges in applications linked against poppler.

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Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 28210

File Name: ubuntu_USN-542-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/11/14

Modified: 2016/05/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libpoppler-dev, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libpoppler-glib-dev, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libpoppler-glib2, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libpoppler-qt-dev, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libpoppler-qt2, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libpoppler-qt4-2, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libpoppler-qt4-dev, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libpoppler1, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libpoppler1-glib, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libpoppler1-qt, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libpoppler1-qt4, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libpoppler2, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:poppler-utils, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:6.06:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:6.10, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:7.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:7.10

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2007/11/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-4352, CVE-2007-5392, CVE-2007-5393

BID: 26367

OSVDB: 39541, 39542, 39543

USN: 542-1

CWE: 119