Threat Encyclopedia

RHSA-2021:1881-Security Advisory

Description

The vulnerabilities in the following products could cause the system to become vulnerable to malicious security attack: evince

Analysis

Poppler is a Portable Document Format (PDF) rendering library, used by applications such as Evince. The evince packages provide a simple multi-page document viewer for Portable Document Format (PDF), PostScript (PS), Encapsulated PostScript (EPS) files, and, with additional back-ends, also the Device Independent File format (DVI) files. The following packages have been upgraded to a later upstream version: poppler (20.11.0). (BZ#1644423) Security Fix(es): poppler: pdftohtml: access to uninitialized pointer could lead to DoS (CVE-2020-27778) For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section. Additional Changes: For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.4 Release Notes linked from the References section. SolutionFor details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes described in this advisory, refer to:https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258

Affected Products

evince

CVE References

CVE-2020-27778