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[DSA619] DSA-619-1 xpdf

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-619-1 xpdf

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

An iDEFENSE security researcher discovered a buffer overflow in xpdf,
the portable document format (PDF) suite. A maliciously crafted PDF
file could exploit this problem, resulting in the execution of arbitrary
code.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.00-3.3.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 3.00-11.
We recommend that you upgrade your xpdf package immediately.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-619
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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