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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200410-20
(Xpdf, CUPS: Multiple integer overflows)
Chris Evans discovered multiple integer overflow issues in Xpdf.
An attacker could entice an user to open a specially crafted PDF file,
potentially resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the rights of the
user running Xpdf. By enticing an user to directly print the PDF file to a
CUPS printer, an attacker could also crash the CUPS spooler or execute
arbitrary code with the rights of the CUPS spooler, which is usually the
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Xpdf users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-text/xpdf-3.00-r5'
All CUPS users should also upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-print/cups-1.1.20-r5'
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 15539 (gentoo_GLSA-200410-20.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2004-0888CVE-2004-0889
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