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[DSA648] DSA-648-1 xpdf Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
DSA-648-1 xpdf

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

iDEFENSE has reported 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 code.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.00-3.4.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 3.00-12.
We recommend that you upgrade your xpdf package.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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