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Fedora Core 3 2006-025: 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-2006-025 (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
Chris Evans discovered several flaws in the way CUPS
processes PDF files. A possible hacker could construct a carefully
crafted PDF file that could cause CUPS to crash or possibly
execute arbitrary code when opened. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project assigned the names
CVE-2005-3624, CVE-2005-3625, CVE-2005-3626, and
CVE-2005-3627 to these issues.
Solution : Get the newest Fedora Updates
Threat Level: High
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