Debian DSA-2719-1 : poppler - several vulnerabilities

medium Nessus Plugin ID 67236

Synopsis

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

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered in the poppler PDF rendering library.

- CVE-2013-1788 Multiple invalid memory access issues, which could potentially lead to arbitrary code execution if the user were tricked into opening a malformed PDF document.

- CVE-2013-1790 An uninitialized memory issue, which could potentially lead to arbitrary code execution if the user were tricked into opening a malformed PDF document.

Solution

Upgrade the poppler packages.

For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed in version 0.12.4-1.2+squeeze3.

For the stable (wheezy), testing (jessie), and unstable (sid) distributions, these problems have been fixed in version 0.18.4-6.

See Also

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=702071

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2013-1788

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2013-1790

https://packages.debian.org/source/squeeze/poppler

https://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2719

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 67236

File Name: debian_DSA-2719.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/11/2013

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:poppler, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:6.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/10/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1788, CVE-2013-1790

BID: 59364, 59366

DSA: 2719