Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Poppler, the worst of which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.
|Package||app-text/poppler on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 0.42.0|
|Unaffected versions||>= 0.42.0|
Poppler is a PDF rendering library based on the xpdf-3.0 code base.
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 using Poppler, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Poppler users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-text/poppler-0.42.0"