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Fedora Core 3 2005-1121: 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-2005-1121 (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.
Several flaws were discovered in Xpdf. A possible hacker could
construct a carefully crafted PDF file that could cause Xpdf
to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code when opened. The
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project assigned the
name CAN-2005-3193 to these issues.
Users of Xpdf should upgrade to this updated package, which
contains a patch to resolve these issues.
Solution : Get the newest Fedora Updates
Threat Level: High
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