RHEL 4 : gpdf (RHSA-2005:867)

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Synopsis :

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description :

An updated gpdf package that fixes several security issues is now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.

This update has been rated as having important security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.

The gpdf package is a GNOME based viewer for Portable Document Format
(PDF) files.

Several flaws were discovered in gpdf. An attacker could construct a
carefully crafted PDF file that could cause gpdf to crash or possibly
execute arbitrary code when opened. The Common Vulnerabilities and
Exposures project assigned the names CVE-2005-3191, CVE-2005-3192, and
CVE-2005-3193 to these issues.

Users of gpdf should upgrade to this updated package, which contains a
backported patch to resolve these issues.

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2005-3191.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2005-3192.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2005-3193.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2005-3628.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-867.html

Solution :

Update the affected gpdf package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20362 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-3191
CVE-2005-3192
CVE-2005-3193
CVE-2005-3628