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[DSA222] DSA-222-1 xpdf

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-222-1 xpdf

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

iDEFENSE discovered an integer overflow in the pdftops filter from the
xpdf package that can be exploited to gain the rights of the
target user. This can lead to gaining unauthorized access to the 'lp'
user if the pdftops program is part of the print filter.
For the current stable distribution (woody) this problem has been
fixed in version 1.00-3.1.
For the old stable distribution (potato) this problem has been
fixed in version 0.90-8.1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been
fixed in version 2.01-2.
We recommend that you upgrade your xpdf package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-222
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 6475

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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