Slackware Security Announcement 2009-302-02: 2009-10-28 poppler


[slackware-security] poppler (SSA:2009-302-02)


New poppler packages are available for Slackware 12.0, 12.1, 12.2, 13.0,

and -current to fix security issues.


More details about this issue may be found in the Common

Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database:



Here are the details from the Slackware 13.0 ChangeLog:


patches/packages/poppler-0.10.7-i486-2_slack13.0.txz: Rebuilt.

This updated package includes patches based on xpdf 3.02pl4.

For more information, see:

(* Security fix *)




Where to find the new packages:



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Give a try. This is another primary FTP site

for Slackware that can be considerably faster than downloading

directly from


Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab

( for donating additional FTP and rsync hosting

to the Slackware project! 🙂


Also see the “Get Slack” section on for

additional mirror sites near you.


Updated package for Slackware 12.0:


Updated package for Slackware 12.1:


Updated package for Slackware 12.2:


Updated package for Slackware 13.0:


Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.0:


Updated packages for Slackware -current:


Updated packages for Slackware x86_64 -current:



MD5 signatures:



Slackware 12.0 package:

b084a88ec1c9e5f1402fccb897040576 poppler-0.6.2-i486-2_slack12.0.tgz


Slackware 12.1 package:

090431253d54585f5aa4276521c4ba7e poppler-0.6.4-i486-2_slack12.1.tgz


Slackware 12.2 package:

f68a76fa4c24a6d2c201734a30d66008 poppler-0.8.5-i486-3_slack12.2.tgz


Slackware 13.0 package:

b107cf8a1b87cf068567a7523b2ed095 poppler-0.10.7-i486-2_slack13.0.txz


Slackware x86_64 13.0 package:

00db7f2b403b75c41e9845af9fb5acf9 poppler-0.10.7-x86_64-2_slack13.0.txz


Slackware -current packages:

44884e2ac09419ef8d3da49b2e754ee8 poppler-0.12.1-i486-1.txz

6eb0574ab09269d8789c4b64a56d6692 poppler-data-0.3.0-noarch-1.txz


Slackware x86_64 -current packages:

c90a9e6dfa090c0098ca45e5e14f0892 poppler-0.12.1-x86_64-1.txz

28ac087f83577b39cbed515e501ee447 poppler-data-0.3.0-noarch-1.txz



Installation instructions:



Upgrade the package as root:

# upgradepkg poppler-0.10.7-i486-2_slack13.0.txz





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