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VPR Score: 7.4
SynopsisThe remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.
DescriptionFrom Red Hat Security Advisory 2007:0730 :
Updated kdegraphics packages that fix a security issue in PDF handling are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.
This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.
gpdf is a GNOME based viewer for Portable Document Format (PDF) files.
Maurycy Prodeus discovered an integer overflow flaw in the processing of PDF files. An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause gpdf to crash or potentially execute arbitrary code when opened.
All users of gpdf should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backported patch to resolve this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected gpdf package.