GLSA-200410-30 : GPdf, KPDF, KOffice: Vulnerabilities in included xpdf

critical Nessus Plugin ID 15582
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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200410-30 (GPdf, KPDF, KOffice: Vulnerabilities in included xpdf)

GPdf, KPDF and KOffice all include xpdf code to handle PDF files. xpdf is vulnerable to multiple integer overflows, as described in GLSA 200410-20.
Impact :

An attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted PDF file, potentially resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the rights of the user running the affected utility.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All GPdf users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-text/gpdf-0.132-r2' All KDE users should upgrade to the latest version of kdegraphics:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=kde-base/kdegraphics-3.3.0-r2' All KOffice users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-office/koffice-1.3.3-r2'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 15582

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200410-30.nasl

Version: 1.23

Type: local

Published: 10/28/2004

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.8


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:gpdf, p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:kdegraphics, p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:koffice, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 10/28/2004

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0888, CVE-2004-0889

GLSA: 200410-30