Oracle Linux 5 : poppler (ELSA-2007-1026)
High Nessus Plugin ID 67603
SynopsisThe remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionFrom Red Hat Security Advisory 2007:1026 :
Updated poppler packages that fix several 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 PDF rendering library, used by applications such as evince.
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)
Users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to resolve these issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected poppler packages.