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|Posted: Sat Jan 25, 2014 4:17 am Post subject: [ GLSA 201401-21 ] Poppler: Multiple vulnerabilities
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: Poppler: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201401-21)
Date: January 21, 2014
Bug(s): #489720, #496770
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Poppler, allowing
remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service
Poppler is a cross-platform PDF rendering library originally based on
Vulnerable: < 0.24.5
Unaffected: >= 0.24.5
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 in
an application linked against Poppler, possibly resulting in execution of
arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service
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"