Oracle Linux 4 : gpdf (ELSA-2010-0752)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 68113
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Synopsis

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.

Description

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2010:0752 :

An updated gpdf package that fixes two security issues is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having important security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section.

GPdf is a viewer for Portable Document Format (PDF) files.

An uninitialized pointer use flaw was discovered in GPdf. An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that, when opened, would cause GPdf to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2010-3702)

An array index error was found in the way GPdf parsed PostScript Type 1 fonts embedded in PDF documents. An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that, when opened, would cause GPdf to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2010-3704)

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

Solution

Update the affected gpdf package.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2010-October/001678.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 68113

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2010-0752.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/12/2013

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

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

Patch Publication Date: 10/7/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/5/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-3702, CVE-2010-3703, CVE-2010-3704

RHSA: 2010:0752