GLSA-200412-24 : Xpdf, GPdf: New integer overflows
High Nessus Plugin ID 16066
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200412-24 (Xpdf, GPdf: New integer overflows)
A new integer overflow issue was discovered in Xpdf's Gfx::doImage() function.
An attacker could entice an user to open a specially crafted PDF file, potentially resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the rights of the user running Xpdf or GPdf.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Xpdf users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-text/xpdf-3.00-r7' All GPdf users should also upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-text/gpdf-2.8.1-r1'