GLSA-200411-30 : pdftohtml: Vulnerabilities in included Xpdf

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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-200411-30
(pdftohtml: Vulnerabilities in included Xpdf)

Xpdf is vulnerable to multiple integer overflows, as described in
GLSA 200410-20.

Impact :

An attacker could entice a user to convert a specially crafted PDF
file, potentially resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the
rights of the user running pdftohtml.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :


Solution :

All pdftohtml users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-text/pdftohtml-0.36-r1'

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 15792 (gentoo_GLSA-200411-30.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0888

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