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|Posted: Tue Nov 22, 2016 12:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 201611-15 ] Poppler
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: Poppler: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201611-15)
Date: November 22, 2016
Bug(s): #542220, #579752
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Poppler, the worst of
which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.
Poppler is a PDF rendering library based on the xpdf-3.0 code base.
Vulnerable: < 0.42.0
Unaffected: >= 0.42.0
Architectures: All supported architectures
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.
All Poppler users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-text/poppler-0.42.0"