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

High Nessus Plugin ID 60584

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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

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

Description

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)

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?f829d51d

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 60584

File Name: sl_20090513_poppler_on_SL5_x.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Updated: 2021/01/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

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: 2009/05/13

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/04/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0146, CVE-2009-0147, CVE-2009-0166, CVE-2009-0195, 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

CWE: 20, 119, 189, 399