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From: Aaron Bauman <bman@g.o>
To: gentoo-announce@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201801-17 ] Poppler: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:44:24
Message-Id: 11963708.kDnzz4fRt3@localhost.localdomain
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201801-17
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                                           https://security.gentoo.org/
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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
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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
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Poppler. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
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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
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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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
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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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