Poppler: Multiple vulnerabilities

2014-01-21T00:00:00
ID GLSA-201401-21
Type gentoo
Reporter Gentoo Foundation
Modified 2014-01-21T00:00:00

Description

Background

Poppler is a cross-platform PDF rendering library originally based on Xpdf.

Description

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

Impact

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted PDF in an application linked against Poppler, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or 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-0.24.5"