GLSA-201611-15 : Poppler: Multiple vulnerabilities
High Nessus Plugin ID 95266
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201611-15 (Poppler: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Poppler. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted PDF using Poppler, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Poppler users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-text/poppler-0.42.0'