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[DSA581] DSA-581-1 xpdf

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-581-1 xpdf

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Chris Evans discovered several integer overflows in xpdf, a viewer for
PDF files, which can be exploited remotely by a specially crafted PDF
document and lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
For the stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in
version 1.00-3.2.
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
version 3.00-9.
We recommend that you upgrade your xpdf package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-581
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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