Oracle Linux 7 : poppler (ELSA-2016-2580)
High Nessus Plugin ID 94702
SynopsisThe remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionFrom Red Hat Security Advisory 2016:2580 :
An update for poppler is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
Poppler is a Portable Document Format (PDF) rendering library, used by applications such as Evince.
Security Fix(es) :
* A heap-buffer overflow was found in the poppler library. 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-2015-8868)
Additional Changes :
For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.3 Release Notes linked from the References section.
SolutionUpdate the affected poppler packages.