Fedora Core 4 : xpdf-3.00-20.FC4.2 (2005-729)

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.

Description :

A flaw was discovered in Xpdf in that an attacker could construct a
carefully crafted PDF file that would cause Xpdf to consume all
available disk space in /tmp when opened. The Common Vulnerabilities
and Exposures project assigned the name CVE-2005-2097 to this issue.

Users of xpdf should upgrade to this updated package, which contains a
patch to resolve this issue.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?b1e06813

Solution :

Update the affected xpdf and / or xpdf-debuginfo packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19434 (fedora_2005-729.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2097

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