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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2015-8868: Security patch for poppler (ALAS-2016-769)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2015-8868: Security patch for poppler (ALAS-2016-769)

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
05/06/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/19/2016
Modified
02/02/2018

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the ExponentialFunction::ExponentialFunction function in Poppler before 0.40.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via an invalid blend mode in the ExtGState dictionary in a crafted PDF document.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-poppler

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-poppler

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