Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : xpdf (MDKSA-2004:161)

High Nessus Plugin ID 16078


The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.


iDefense reported a buffer overflow vulnerability, which affects versions of xpdf <= xpdf-3.0. An attacker could construct a malicious payload file which could enable arbitrary code execution on the target system.

The updated packages are patched to protect against these vulnerabilities.


Update the affected xpdf package.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 16078

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2004-161.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/01/02

Modified: 2013/05/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:xpdf, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:10.0, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:10.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2004/12/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-1125

MDKSA: 2004:161

CWE: 20