|Category:||Ubuntu Local Security Checks|
|Title:||Ubuntu USN-603-1 (poppler)|
|Summary:||Ubuntu USN-603-1 (poppler)|
The remote host is missing an update to poppler
announced via advisory USN-603-1.
A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:
Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of
Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu.
It was discovered that the poppler PDF library did not correctly handle
certain malformed embedded fonts. If a user or an automated system were
tricked into opening a malicious PDF, a remote attacker could execute
arbitrary code with user privileges.
The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the
following package versions:
Ubuntu 6.06 LTS:
After a standard system upgrade you need to restart your session to effect
the necessary changes.
Risk factor : High
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2008-1693|
Debian Security Information: DSA-1548 (Google Search)
Debian Security Information: DSA-1606 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2008:011 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2008:013 (Google Search)
BugTraq ID: 28830
XForce ISS Database: xpdf-pdf-code-execution(41884)
|Copyright||Copyright (c) 2008 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com|
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