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RHSA-2009:1504: poppler security and bug fix update

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RHSA-2009:1504: poppler security and bug fix 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
11/02/2009
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-2009-3603, CVE-2009-3608, CVE-2009-3609)Red Hat would like to thank Chris Rohlf for reporting the CVE-2009-3608issue.This update also corrects a regression introduced in the previous popplersecurity update, RHSA-2009:0480, that prevented poppler from renderingcertain PDF documents correctly. (BZ#528147)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

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