Scientific Linux Security Update : xpdf on SL3.x, SL4.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

CVE-2009-0791 xpdf: multiple integer overflows

CVE-2009-1188 xpdf/poppler: SplashBitmap integer overflow

CVE-2009-3608 xpdf/poppler: integer overflow in
ObjectStream::ObjectStream (oCERT-2009-016)

CVE-2009-3606 xpdf/poppler: PSOutputDev::doImageL1Sep integer overflow

CVE-2009-3609 xpdf/poppler: ImageStream::ImageStream integer overflow

CVE-2009-3604 xpdf/poppler: Splash::drawImage integer overflow and
missing allocation return value check

Multiple integer overflow flaws were found in Xpdf. An attacker could
create a malicious PDF file that would cause Xpdf to crash or,
potentially, execute arbitrary code when opened. (CVE-2009-0791,

CVE-2009-1188, CVE-2009-3604, CVE-2009-3606, CVE-2009-3608,
CVE-2009-3609)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?da95757f

Solution :

Update the affected xpdf 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: 60681 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0791
CVE-2009-1188
CVE-2009-3604
CVE-2009-3606
CVE-2009-3608
CVE-2009-3609