Updated poppler packages that fix several security issues are now available
for CentOS Linux 5.
This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.
Poppler is a PDF rendering library, used by applications such as evince.
Alin Rad Pop discovered several flaws in the handling of PDF files. An
attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause an application
linked with poppler to crash, or potentially execute arbitrary code when
opened. (CVE-2007-4352, CVE-2007-5392, CVE-2007-5393)
Users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain
backported patches to resolve these issues.