Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : gpdf (MDKSA-2004:162)
High Nessus Plugin ID 16079
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.
DescriptioniDefense reported a buffer overflow vulnerability, which affects versions of xpdf <= xpdf-3.0 and several programs, like gpdf, which use embedded xpdf code. 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected gpdf package.