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

High Nessus Plugin ID 60710


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.


Petr Gajdos and Christian Kornacker of SUSE reported a buffer overflow flaw in GPdf's Type 1 font parser. A specially crafted PDF file with an embedded Type 1 font could cause GPdf to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code when opened. (CVE-2009-4035)


Update the affected gpdf package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 60710

File Name: sl_20091216_gpdf_on_SL4_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Modified: 2014/08/16

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: 2009/12/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-4035

CWE: 94