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Vulnerability Assessment Details

RHSA-2005-867: gpdf

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the gpdf packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment


An updated gpdf package that fixes several security issues is now available
for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.

This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.

The gpdf package is a GNOME based viewer for Portable Document Format
(PDF) files.

Several flaws were discovered in gpdf. A possible hacker could construct a
carefully crafted PDF file that could cause gpdf to crash or possibly
execute arbitrary code when opened. The Common Vulnerabilities and
Exposures project assigned the names CVE-2005-3191, CVE-2005-3192, and
CVE-2005-3193 to these issues.

Users of gpdf should upgrade to this updated package, which contains a
backported patch to resolve these issues.




Solution : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-867.html
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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