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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Fedora Core 4 2005-1171: poppler

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the poppler package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2005-1171 (poppler).

Poppler, a PDF rendering library, it's a fork of the xpdf PDF
viewer developed by Derek Noonburg of Glyph and Cog, LLC.

Update Information:

Several more flaws were discovered in Xpdf, which poppler is
based on. A possible hacker could construct a carefully crafted
PDF file that could cause poppler to crash or possibly
execute arbitrary code when opened. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project assigned the name
CAN-2005-3193 to these issues.



Solution : Get the newest Fedora Updates
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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