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

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 15582


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: $Revision: 1.19 $

Type: local

Published: 2004/10/28

Modified: 2018/01/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS2#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: 2004/10/28

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/10/21

Reference Information

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

OSVDB: 11168, 13149

GLSA: 200410-30