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MDKSA-2005:136: gpdf

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the gpdf package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2005:136 (gpdf).



A vulnerability in the gpdf PDF viewer was discovered. A possible hacker could
construct a malicious PDF file that would cause gpdf to consume all available
disk space in /tmp when opened.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this problem.



Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:136
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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