Oracle Linux 4 : gpdf (ELSA-2009-1503)

High Nessus Plugin ID 67941


The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.


From Red Hat Security Advisory 2009:1503 :

An updated gpdf package that fixes multiple security issues is 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 viewer for Portable Document Format (PDF) files.

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)

Red Hat would like to thank Adam Zabrocki for reporting the CVE-2009-3604 issue, and Chris Rohlf for reporting the CVE-2009-3608 issue.

Users are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which contains a backported patch to correct these issues.


Update the affected gpdf package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 67941

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2009-1503.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/07/12

Modified: 2016/12/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:gpdf, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:4

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/10/15

Reference Information

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

OSVDB: 59175, 59176, 59179, 59180, 59183

RHSA: 2009:1503

CWE: 189, 399