Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : pdftohtml (MDKSA-2007:223)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Alin Rad Pop found several flaws in how PDF files are handled in
pdftohtml. An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would
cause pdftohtml to crash or potentially execute arbitrary code when

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected pdftohtml package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28273 (mandrake_MDKSA-2007-223.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 26367

CVE ID: CVE-2007-4352