Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : xpdf (MDKSA-2007:158)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 25891
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionMaurycy Prodeus found an integer overflow vulnerability in the way various PDF viewers processed PDF files. An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that could cause xpdf to crash and possibly execute arbitrary code open a user opening the file.
This update provides packages which are patched to prevent these issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected xpdf and / or xpdf-tools packages.