Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : gpdf (MDKSA-2004:114)

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Chris Evans discovered numerous vulnerabilities in the xpdf package,
which also effect software using embedded xpdf code, such as gpdf :

Multiple integer overflow issues affecting xpdf-2.0 and xpdf-3.0. Also
programs like gpdf which have embedded versions of xpdf. These can
result in writing an arbitrary byte to an attacker controlled location
which probably could lead to arbitrary code execution.

The updated packages are patched to protect against these
vulnerabilities.

Solution :

Update the affected gpdf package.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 15549 (mandrake_MDKSA-2004-114.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0888

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