Scientific Linux Security Update : xpdf on SL4.x i386/x86_64
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 60392
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.
DescriptionKees Cook discovered a flaw in the way xpdf displayed malformed fonts embedded in PDF files. An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause xpdf to crash, or, potentially, execute arbitrary code when opened. (CVE-2008-1693)
SolutionUpdate the affected xpdf package.