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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201801-17

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201801-17
Posted Jan 17, 2018
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201801-17 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Poppler, the worst of which could allow the execution of arbitrary code. Versions less than 0.57.0-r1 are affected.

tags | advisory, arbitrary, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2017-2820, CVE-2017-7511, CVE-2017-9083, CVE-2017-9406, CVE-2017-9408, CVE-2017-9865
MD5 | a4a80d8e3e07078ed1694908e4ef5313

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201801-17

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Severity: Normal
Title: Poppler: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: January 17, 2018
Bugs: #619558, #620198, #622430, #624708, #627390
ID: 201801-17

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Poppler, the worst of which
could allow the execution of arbitrary code.

Background
==========

Poppler is a PDF rendering library based on the xpdf-3.0 code base.

Affected packages
=================

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 app-text/poppler < 0.57.0-r1 >= 0.57.0-r1

Description
===========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Poppler. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
======

A remote attacker, by enticing a user to open a specially crafted PDF,
could execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Poppler users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-text/poppler-0.57.0-r1"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2017-2820
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-2820
[ 2 ] CVE-2017-7511
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-7511
[ 3 ] CVE-2017-9083
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-9083
[ 4 ] CVE-2017-9406
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-9406
[ 5 ] CVE-2017-9408
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-9408
[ 6 ] CVE-2017-9865
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-9865

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201801-17

Concerns?
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