Scientific Linux Security Update : gpdf on SL4.x i386/x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 60288

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.

Description

Problem description :

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)

Solution

Update the affected gpdf package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?3c72fbcc

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 60288

File Name: sl_20071107_gpdf_on_SL4_x.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Updated: 2019/01/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Reference Information

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

CWE: 119