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[DSA971] DSA-971-1 xpdf Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
SuSE researchers discovered heap overflow errors in xpdf, the Portable
Document Format (PDF) suite, that can allow attackers to cause a
denial of service by crashing the application or possibly execute
The old stable distribution (woody) is not affected.
For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your xpdf packages.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-971
Threat Level: High
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