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Moderate: poppler and evince security, bug fix, and enhancement update

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Poppler is a Portable Document Format (PDF) rendering library, used by applications such as Evince.

The evince packages provide a simple multi-page document viewer for Portable Document Format (PDF), PostScript (PS), Encapsulated PostScript (EPS) files, and, with additional back-ends, also the Device Independent File format (DVI) files.

The following packages have been upgraded to a later upstream version: poppler (20.11.0). (BZ#1644423)

Security Fix(es):

  • poppler: pdftohtml: access to uninitialized pointer could lead to DoS (CVE-2020-27778)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Additional Changes:

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the AlmaLinux Release Notes linked from the References section.