Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : pdftohtml (MDKSA-2007:160)
High Nessus Plugin ID 25892
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.
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 pdftohtml 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 pdftohtml package.