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[DSA621] DSA-621-1 cupsys 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. Similar code is present in
the PDF processing part of CUPS. A maliciously crafted PDF file could
exploit this problem, leading to the execution of arbitrary code.
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 cupsys packages.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-621
Threat Level: High
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