Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : xpdf (MDKSA-2007:219)

High Nessus Plugin ID 37167


The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Alin Rad Pop found several flaws in how PDF files are handled in xpdf.
An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause xpdf to crash or potentially execute arbitrary code when opened.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.


Update the affected xpdf, xpdf-common and / or xpdf-tools packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 37167

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2007-219.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2013/06/01

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:xpdf, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:xpdf-common, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:xpdf-tools, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2007.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/11/15

Reference Information

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

MDKSA: 2007:219

CWE: 119