CentOS 5 : poppler (CESA-2009:0480)

High Nessus Plugin ID 43748

Synopsis

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

Description

Updated poppler packages that fix multiple security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

Poppler is a Portable Document Format (PDF) rendering library, used by applications such as Evince.

Multiple integer overflow flaws were found in poppler. An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause applications that use poppler (such as Evince) to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code when opened. (CVE-2009-0147, CVE-2009-1179, CVE-2009-1187, CVE-2009-1188)

Multiple buffer overflow flaws were found in poppler's JBIG2 decoder.
An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause applications that use poppler (such as Evince) to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code when opened. (CVE-2009-0146, CVE-2009-1182)

Multiple flaws were found in poppler's JBIG2 decoder that could lead to the freeing of arbitrary memory. An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause applications that use poppler (such as Evince) to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code when opened. (CVE-2009-0166, CVE-2009-1180)

Multiple input validation flaws were found in poppler's JBIG2 decoder.
An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause applications that use poppler (such as Evince) to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code when opened. (CVE-2009-0800)

Multiple denial of service flaws were found in poppler's JBIG2 decoder. An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause applications that use poppler (such as Evince) to crash when opened. (CVE-2009-0799, CVE-2009-1181, CVE-2009-1183)

Red Hat would like to thank Braden Thomas and Drew Yao of the Apple Product Security team, and Will Dormann of the CERT/CC for responsibly reporting these flaws.

Users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to resolve these issues.

Solution

Update the affected poppler packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?e9282fa9

http://www.nessus.org/u?60173202

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 43748

File Name: centos_RHSA-2009-0480.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/01/06

Updated: 2019/10/03

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:poppler, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:poppler-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:poppler-utils, cpe:/o:centos:centos:5

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/05/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/04/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0146, CVE-2009-0147, CVE-2009-0166, CVE-2009-0195, CVE-2009-0791, CVE-2009-0799, CVE-2009-0800, CVE-2009-1179, CVE-2009-1180, CVE-2009-1181, CVE-2009-1182, CVE-2009-1183, CVE-2009-1187, CVE-2009-1188, CVE-2009-3604, CVE-2009-3606

BID: 34568, 34791

RHSA: 2009:0480

CWE: 20, 119, 189, 399