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Vulnerability Spotlight: TALOS-2017-0311,0319,0321 – Multiple Remote Code Execution Vulnerability in Poppler PDF library

- July 7, 2017 - 0 Comments

Vulnerability discovered by Marcin Noga, Lilith Wyatt and Aleksandar Nikolic of Cisco Talos.

Overview

Talos has discovered multiple vulnerabilities in the freedesktop.org Poppler PDF library. Exploiting these vulnerabilities can allow an attacker to gain full control over the victim’s machine. If an attacker builds a specially crafted PDF document and the victim opens it, the attackers code will be executed with the privileges of the local user.

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