This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.
An updated gpdf package that fixes multiple 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.
GPdf is a viewer for Portable Document Format (PDF) files.
Multiple integer overflow flaws were found in GPdf. An attacker could
create a malicious PDF file that would cause GPdf to crash or,
potentially, execute arbitrary code when opened. (CVE-2009-0791,
CVE-2009-1188, CVE-2009-3604, CVE-2009-3608, CVE-2009-3609)
Red Hat would like to thank Adam Zabrocki for reporting the
CVE-2009-3604 issue, and Chris Rohlf for reporting the CVE-2009-3608
Users are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which contains a
backported patch to correct these issues.
See also :
Update the affected gpdf package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 42162 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2009-0791CVE-2009-1188CVE-2009-3604CVE-2009-3608CVE-2009-3609
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