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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2003:002: 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 MDKSA-2003:002 (xpdf).


The pdftops filter found in both the xpdf and CUPS packages suffers from an
integer overflow that can be exploited to gain the privilege of the victim user.


Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2003:002
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 6475

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

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