Debian DSA-2119-1 : poppler - several vulnerabilities

medium Nessus Plugin ID 49965


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The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


Joel Voss of Leviathan Security Group discovered two vulnerabilities in the Poppler PDF rendering library, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed PDF file is opened.


Upgrade the poppler packages.

For the stable distribution (lenny), these problems have been fixed in version 0.8.7-4.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 49965

File Name: debian_DSA-2119.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/14/2010

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:poppler, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:5.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 10/12/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-3702, CVE-2010-3704

DSA: 2119