Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : poppler (MDKSA-2006:030)

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Heap-based buffer overflow in in xpdf allows attackers to
cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via
crafted splash images that produce certain values that exceed the
width or height of the associated bitmap.

Poppler uses a copy of the xpdf code and as such has the same issues.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20851 (mandrake_MDKSA-2006-030.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-0301

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