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Fedora Core 3 2005-1146: gpdf Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the gpdf package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2005-1146 (gpdf).
This is GPdf, a viewer for Portable Document Format (PDF) files for
GNOME. GPdf is based on the Xpdf program and uses additional GNOME
libraries for better desktop integration.
GPdf includes the gpdf application, a Bonobo control for PDF display
which can be embedded in Nautilus, and a Nautilus property page for
Several more flaws were discovered in Xpdf, which is used
internally by gpdf. A possible hacker could
construct a carefully crafted PDF file that could cause gpdf
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 gpdf 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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