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CentOS Update for xpdf CESA-2008:0240 centos4 x86_64

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

CentOS Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

13 years ago

Modified

Modified

5 years ago

Summary

Check for the Version of xpdf

Insight

Insight

Xpdf is an X Window System-based viewer for Portable Document Format (PDF) files. Kees Cook discovered a flaw in the way xpdf displayed malformed fonts embedded in PDF files. An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause xpdf to crash, or, potentially, execute arbitrary code when opened. (CVE-2008-1693) Users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to resolve this issue.

Affected Software

Affected Software

xpdf on CentOS 4

Solution

Solution

Please Install the Updated Packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)