Fedora 9 : poppler-0.8.1-2.fc9 (2008-7012)
High Nessus Plugin ID 34172
SynopsisThe remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
DescriptionSecurity fix: Add upstream patch for CVE-2008-2950 / oCERT-2008-007 - use of an uninitialized pointer to call free() in Page::~Page (#454277) http://www.ocert.org/advisories/ocert-2008-007.html Bug fixes: Fix crash when reading QuadPoints (#448516) Use static FT_Library in CairoOutputDev, as dynamic may trigger use-after-free and crash e.g. evince (#456867)
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SolutionUpdate the affected poppler package.