Fedora Core 4 : xpdf-3.01-0.FC4.6 (2006-027)

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.

Description :

Several flaws were discovered in Xpdf. An attacker could construct a
carefully crafted PDF file that could cause xpdf to crash or possibly
execute arbitrary code when opened. The Common Vulnerabilities and
Exposures project assigned the name CVE-2005-3193 to these issues.

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

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?ce163a38

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20408 (fedora_2006-027.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-3193

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