GLSA-201402-17 : Xpdf: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201402-17
(Xpdf: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Xpdf. Please review the
CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A context-dependent attacker could execute arbitrary code or cause a
Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201402-17.xml

Solution :

Gentoo has discontinued support for Xpdf. We recommend that users
unmerge Xpdf:
# emerge --unmerge 'app-text/xpdf'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72549 ()

Bugtraq ID: 37350
43594
43841
43845

CVE ID: CVE-2009-4035
CVE-2010-3702
CVE-2010-3704