Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : xpdf (MDKSA-2005:134)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 19893


The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.


A vulnerability in the xpdf PDF viewer was discovered. An attacker could construct a malicious PDF file that would cause xpdf to consume all available disk space in /tmp when opened.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this problem.


Update the affected xpdf package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 19893

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2005-134.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/10/05

Modified: 2013/05/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:xpdf, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:10.1, x-cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:le2005

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

Patch Publication Date: 2005/08/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-2097

MDKSA: 2005:134