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

High Nessus Plugin ID 60292


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.


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 Xpdf to crash, or potentially execute arbitrary code when opened.
(CVE-2007-4352, CVE-2007-5392, CVE-2007-5393)


Update the affected xpdf package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 60292

File Name: sl_20071107_xpdf_on_SL4_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Modified: 2012/08/01

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: 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