Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : xpdf (MDKSA-2003:002)

High Nessus Plugin ID 13987


The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.


The pdftops filter found in both the xpdf and CUPS packages suffers from an integer overflow that can be exploited to gain the privilege of the victim user.


Update the affected xpdf package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 13987

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2003-002.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Published: 2004/07/31

Modified: 2013/05/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:xpdf, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:7.2, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:8.0, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:8.1, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:8.2, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:9.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2003/01/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2002-1384

MDKSA: 2003:002