This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200502-10
(pdftohtml: Vulnerabilities in included Xpdf)
Xpdf is vulnerable to a buffer overflow, as described in GLSA
An attacker could entice a user to convert a specially-crafted PDF
file, potentially resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the
rights of the user running pdftohtml.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All pdftohtml users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-text/pdftohtml-0.36-r3'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 16447 (gentoo_GLSA-200502-10.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2005-0064