Oracle Linux 4 : xpdf (ELSA-2009-1501)

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Synopsis :

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2009:1501 :

An updated xpdf 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.

Xpdf is an X Window System based viewer for Portable Document Format
(PDF) files.

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)

Red Hat would like to thank Adam Zabrocki for reporting the
CVE-2009-3604 issue, and Chris Rohlf for reporting the CVE-2009-3608
issue.

Users are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which contains a
backported patch to correct these issues.

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2009-October/001205.html

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: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 67940 ()

Bugtraq ID:

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