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Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2004-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
Chris Evans and Marcus Meissner recently discovered several integer
overflow vulnerabilities in xpdf, a viewer for PDF files. Because
tetex-bin contains xpdf code, it is also affected. These
vulnerabilities could be exploited by an attacker providing a
specially crafted TeX, LaTeX, or PDF file. Processing such a file with
pdflatex could result in abnormal program termination or the execution
of program code supplied by the attacker.
This bug could be exploited to gain the privileges of the user
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.
Update the affected libkpathsea-dev, libkpathsea3 and / or tetex-bin
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
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CVE ID: CVE-2004-0888
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