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Fedora Core 3 2004-573: xpdf Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the xpdf package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2004-573 (xpdf).
Xpdf is an X Window System based viewer for Portable Document Format
(PDF) files. Xpdf is a small and efficient program which uses
standard X fonts.
This package fixes a buffer overflow which allows attackers to cause
the xpdf application to crash, and possibly to execute arbitrary code.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures projects (cve.mitre.org) has
the name CVE-2004-1125 to this issue.
Solution : http://www.fedoranews.org/blog/index.php?p=229
Threat Level: High
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