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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Poppler: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201801-17)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2018-01-17
Bug(s): #619558, #620198, #622430, #624708, #627390
ID: 201801-17

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Poppler, the worst of
which could allow the execution of arbitrary code.


Background

Poppler is a PDF rendering library based on the xpdf-3.0 code base.

Affected Packages

Package: app-text/poppler
Vulnerable: < 0.57.0-r1
Unaffected: >= 0.57.0-r1
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

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


Impact

A remote attacker, by enticing a user to open a specially crafted PDF,
could execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service condition.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Poppler users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-text/poppler-0.57.0-r1"
   


References

CVE-2017-2820

CVE-2017-7511


CVE-2017-9083


CVE-2017-9406


CVE-2017-9408


CVE-2017-9865
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