This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.
An updated gpdf package that fixes a security issue 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.
Petr Gajdos and Christian Kornacker of SUSE reported a buffer overflow
flaw in GPdf's Type 1 font parser. A specially crafted PDF file with
an embedded Type 1 font could cause GPdf to crash or, possibly,
execute arbitrary code when opened. (CVE-2009-4035)
Users are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which contains a
backported patch to correct this issue.
See also :
Update the affected gpdf package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 43179 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2009-4035