This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2015 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-200602-12
(GPdf: heap overflows in included Xpdf code)
Dirk Mueller found a heap overflow vulnerability in the XPdf
codebase when handling splash images that exceed size of the associated
An attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted PDF
file with GPdf, potentially resulting in the execution of arbitrary
code with the rights of the user running the affected application.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All GPdf users should upgrade to the latest version.
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-text/gpdf-2.10.0-r4'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 20962 (gentoo_GLSA-200602-12.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2006-0301