Scientific Linux Security Update : poppler on SL5.x i386/x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 60290


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Alin Rad Pop discovered several flaws in the handling of PDF files. An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause an application linked with poppler to crash, or potentially execute arbitrary code when opened. (CVE-2007-4352, CVE-2007-5392, CVE-2007-5393)


Update the affected poppler, poppler-devel and / or poppler-utils packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 60290

File Name: sl_20071107_poppler_on_SL5_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Modified: 2012/08/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/11/07

Reference Information

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

CWE: 119