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[DSA619] DSA-619-1 xpdf Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
An iDEFENSE security researcher discovered a buffer overflow in xpdf,
the portable document format (PDF) suite. A maliciously crafted PDF
file could exploit this problem, resulting in the execution of arbitrary
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your xpdf package immediately.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-619
Threat Level: High
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