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Poppler: Multiple vulnerabilities


1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 201310-03 / poppler
Release Date October 06, 2013
Latest Revision October 06, 2013: 1
Impact normal
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
app-text/poppler < 0.22.2-r1 >= 0.22.2-r1 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #263028, #290430, #290464, #308017, #338878, #352581, #459866, #480366


Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Poppler, some of which may allow execution of arbitrary code.

2.  Impact Information


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


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


A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted PDF file, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.

3.  Resolution Information


There is no known workaround at this time.


All Poppler users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-text/poppler-0.22.2-r1"

4.  References


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