Joined: 12 May 2004
|Posted: Wed Jan 17, 2018 2:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 201801-17 ] Poppler
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: Poppler: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201801-17)
Bug(s): #619558, #620198, #622430, #624708, #627390
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Poppler, the worst of
which could allow the execution of arbitrary code.
Poppler is a PDF rendering library based on the xpdf-3.0 code base.
Vulnerable: < 0.57.0-r1
Unaffected: >= 0.57.0-r1
Architectures: All supported architectures
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Poppler. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker, by enticing a user to open a specially crafted PDF,
could execute arbitrary code or cause 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-0.57.0-r1"