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RHSA-2009:0480 -- poppler security update (Important)

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28869

Updated poppler packages that fix multiple security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team. Poppler is a Portable Document Format (PDF) rendering library used by applications such as Evince. Multiple integer overflow flaws were found in poppler. An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause applications that use poppler (such as Evince) to crash or potentially execute arbitrary code when opened. (CVE-2009-0147 CVE-2009-1179 CVE-2009-1187 CVE-2009-1188)

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • CentOS Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Class:
patch
Reference(s):
  • RHSA-2009:0480
  • CESA-2009:0480-CentOS 5
  • CVE-2009-0146
  • CVE-2009-0147
  • CVE-2009-0166
  • CVE-2009-0195
  • CVE-2009-0791
  • CVE-2009-0799
  • CVE-2009-0800
  • CVE-2009-1179
  • CVE-2009-1180
  • CVE-2009-1181
  • CVE-2009-1182
  • CVE-2009-1183
  • CVE-2009-1187
  • CVE-2009-1188
  • CVE-2009-3604
  • CVE-2009-3606
Product(s):
  • poppler