Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : poppler (MDVSA-2009:068-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 36675
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The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


A crafted PDF file that triggers a parsing error allows remote attackers to cause definal of service. This bug is consequence of a wrong processing on FormWidgetChoice::loadDefaults method (CVE-2009-0755).

A crafted PDF file that triggers a parsing error allows remote attackers to cause definal of service. This bug is consequence of an invalid memory dereference on JBIG2SymbolDict::~JBIG2SymbolDict destructor when JBIG2Stream::readSymbolDictSeg method is used (CVE-2009-0756).

This update provides fixes for those vulnerabilities.

This update does not apply for CVE-2009-0755 under Corporate Server 4.0 libpoppler0-0.4.1-3.7.20060mlcs4.

Update :

The previous packages were not signed, this new update fixes that issue.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 36675

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2009-068.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Published: 4/23/2009

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64poppler-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64poppler-glib-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64poppler-glib2, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64poppler-glib3, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64poppler-qt-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64poppler-qt2, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64poppler-qt4-2, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64poppler-qt4-3, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64poppler-qt4-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64poppler2, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64poppler3, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libpoppler-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libpoppler-glib-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libpoppler-glib2, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libpoppler-glib3, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libpoppler-qt-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libpoppler-qt2, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libpoppler-qt4-2, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libpoppler-qt4-3, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libpoppler-qt4-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libpoppler2, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libpoppler3, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:poppler, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 3/7/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0755, CVE-2009-0756

MDVSA: 2009:068-1