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

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 :

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
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72549 ()

Bugtraq ID: 37350

CVE ID: CVE-2009-4035