Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : pdftohtml (MDKSA-2007:160)

High Nessus Plugin ID 25892


The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.


Maurycy 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.


Update the affected pdftohtml package.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 25892

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2007-160.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.16 $

Type: local

Published: 2007/08/15

Modified: 2016/11/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:pdftohtml, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2007, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2007.1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2007/08/13

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-3387, CVE-2007-4352, CVE-2007-5392, CVE-2007-5393

MDKSA: 2007:160

CWE: 119, 189