Scientific Linux Security Update : gpdf on SL4.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Problem description :

Alin Rad Pop discovered several flaws in the handling of PDF files. An
attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause gpdf to
crash, or potentially execute arbitrary code when opened.
(CVE-2007-4352, CVE-2007-5392, CVE-2007-5393)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?f8515c2f

Solution :

Update the affected gpdf package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60288 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-4352
CVE-2007-5392
CVE-2007-5393