RHEL 4 : gpdf (RHSA-2007:1025)

High Nessus Plugin ID 37484


The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.


Updated gpdf packages that fix several security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.

This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

gpdf is a GNOME-based viewer for Portable Document Format (PDF) files.

Alin Rad Pop discovered several flaws in the handling of PDF files. An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause gpdf to crash, or potentially execute arbitrary code when opened.
(CVE-2007-4352, CVE-2007-5392, CVE-2007-5393)

Users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to resolve these issues.


Update the affected gpdf package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 37484

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2007-1025.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.17 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2016/12/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:gpdf, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.5

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2007/11/07

Reference Information

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

BID: 26367

OSVDB: 39541, 39542, 39543

RHSA: 2007:1025

CWE: 119