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RHSA-2009:0480: poppler security update

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RHSA-2009:0480: poppler security update

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
10/21/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/21/2009
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Poppler is a Portable Document Format (PDF) rendering library, used byapplications such as Evince.Multiple integer overflow flaws were found in poppler. An attacker couldcreate a malicious PDF file that would cause applications that use poppler(such as Evince) to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code whenopened. (CVE-2009-0147, CVE-2009-1179, CVE-2009-1187, CVE-2009-1188)Multiple buffer overflow flaws were found in poppler's JBIG2 decoder. Anattacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause applicationsthat use poppler (such as Evince) to crash or, potentially, executearbitrary code when opened. (CVE-2009-0146, CVE-2009-1182)Multiple flaws were found in poppler's JBIG2 decoder that could lead to thefreeing of arbitrary memory. An attacker could create a malicious PDF filethat would cause applications that use poppler (such as Evince) to crashor, potentially, execute arbitrary code when opened. (CVE-2009-0166,CVE-2009-1180)Multiple input validation flaws were found in poppler's JBIG2 decoder. Anattacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause applicationsthat use poppler (such as Evince) to crash or, potentially, executearbitrary code when opened. (CVE-2009-0800)Multiple denial of service flaws were found in poppler's JBIG2 decoder. Anattacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause applicationsthat use poppler (such as Evince) to crash when opened. (CVE-2009-0799,CVE-2009-1181, CVE-2009-1183)Red Hat would like to thank Braden Thomas and Drew Yao of the Apple ProductSecurity team, and Will Dormann of the CERT/CC for responsibly reportingthese flaws.Users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which containbackported patches to resolve these issues.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-poppler
  • redhat-upgrade-poppler-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-poppler-utils

References

  • redhat-upgrade-poppler
  • redhat-upgrade-poppler-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-poppler-utils

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