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

High Nessus Plugin ID 60678


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.


CVE-2009-0791 xpdf: multiple integer overflows

CVE-2009-1188 xpdf/poppler: SplashBitmap integer overflow

CVE-2009-3608 xpdf/poppler: integer overflow in ObjectStream::ObjectStream (oCERT-2009-016)

CVE-2009-3609 xpdf/poppler: ImageStream::ImageStream integer overflow

CVE-2009-3604 xpdf/poppler: Splash::drawImage integer overflow and missing allocation return value check

Multiple integer overflow flaws were found in GPdf. An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause GPdf to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code when opened. (CVE-2009-0791,

CVE-2009-1188, CVE-2009-3604, CVE-2009-3608, CVE-2009-3609)


Update the affected gpdf package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 60678

File Name: sl_20091015_gpdf_on_SL4_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Modified: 2016/12/14

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/10/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0791, CVE-2009-1188, CVE-2009-3604, CVE-2009-3608, CVE-2009-3609

CWE: 189, 399