Fedora Core 4 : tetex-3.0-9.FC4 (2005-028)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 62250


The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.


Several flaws were discovered in the way teTeX processes PDF files. An attacker could construct a carefully crafted PDF file that could cause poppler to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code when opened.

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project assigned the names CVE-2005-3625, CVE-2005-3626, and CVE-2005-3627 to these issues.

This package also updates bindings in texdoc and causes the local texmf tree to be searched first.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 62250

File Name: fedora_2005-028.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/09/24

Modified: 2012/10/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora_core:4

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

Patch Publication Date: 2006/01/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-3625, CVE-2005-3626, CVE-2005-3627

FEDORA: 2005-028