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MDKSA-2004:161: 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-2004:161 (xpdf).

iDefense reported a buffer overflow vulnerability, which affects versions of
xpdf <= xpdf-3.0. A possible hacker could construct a malicious payload file which
could enable arbitrary code execution on the target system.

The updated packages are patched to protect against these vulnerabilities.

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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