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Security update for poppler

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(Last modified: 13FEB2007)


solutions Security update for poppler SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (44d7cb9b669d58e0ce5aa5d7ab2c7c53)

Applies to

Package: poppler
poppler-devel
Product(s): SUSE SLED 10 for x86
SUSE SLED 10 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SLE SDK 10 for x86
SLE SDK 10 for IPF
SLE SDK 10 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SLE SDK 10 for IBM zSeries
SLE SDK 10 for X86-64
SUSE SLES 10 for x86
SUSE SLES 10 for IPF
SUSE SLES 10 for IBM POWER
SUSE SLES 10 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE SLES 10 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T

Release: 20070213
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone using poppler should install this update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

A vulnerability in poppler which can be exploited by processing a special PDF file has been discovered. The bug can lead to a denial-of-service condition, memory corruption or arbitrary code execution. The issue is tracked by CVE-2007-0104. This update fixes the vulnerability.

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as RPM packages that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh poppler.rpm poppler-devel.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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