GLSA-201401-21 : Poppler: Multiple vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 72076


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201401-21 (Poppler: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Poppler. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted PDF in an application linked against Poppler, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Poppler users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-text/poppler-0.24.5'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 72076

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201401-21.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Published: 1/22/2014

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:poppler, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/21/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4473, CVE-2013-4474, CVE-2013-7296

BID: 63368, 63374, 64636

GLSA: 201401-21