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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Fedora Core 3 2004-573: xpdf

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the xpdf package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2004-573 (xpdf).

Xpdf is an X Window System based viewer for Portable Document Format
(PDF) files. Xpdf is a small and efficient program which uses
standard X fonts.

Update Information:

This package fixes a buffer overflow which permits attackers to cause
the xpdf application to crash, and possibly to execute arbitrary code.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures projects (cve.mitre.org) has
assigned
the name CVE-2004-1125 to this issue.



Solution : http://www.fedoranews.org/blog/index.php?p=229
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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