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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200803-17
(PDFlib: Multiple buffer overflows)
poplix reported multiple boundary errors in the pdc_fsearch_fopen()
function when processing overly long filenames.
A remote attacker could send specially crafted content to a vulnerable
application using PDFlib, possibly resulting in the remote execution of
arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All PDFlib users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/pdflib-7.0.2_p8'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.7
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 31443 (gentoo_GLSA-200803-17.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2007-6561
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