Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : xpdf (MDKSA-2006:032)

High Nessus Plugin ID 20853


The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.


Heap-based buffer overflow in in xpdf allows attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted splash images that produce certain values that exceed the width or height of the associated bitmap.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.


Update the affected xpdf package.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 20853

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2006-032.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/02/05

Modified: 2013/05/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:xpdf, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2006

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

Patch Publication Date: 2006/02/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-0301

MDKSA: 2006:032