Fedora Core 4 : xpdf-3.00-20.FC4.2 (2005-729)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 19434
SynopsisThe remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.
DescriptionA flaw was discovered in Xpdf in that an attacker could construct a carefully crafted PDF file that would cause Xpdf to consume all available disk space in /tmp when opened. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project assigned the name CVE-2005-2097 to this issue.
Users of xpdf should upgrade to this updated package, which contains a patch to resolve this issue.
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected xpdf and / or xpdf-debuginfo packages.