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Fedora Core 4 2005-1171: poppler Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the poppler package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2005-1171 (poppler).

Poppler, a PDF rendering library, it's a fork of the xpdf PDF
viewer developed by Derek Noonburg of Glyph and Cog, LLC.

Update Information:

Several more flaws were discovered in Xpdf, which poppler is
based on. A possible hacker could construct a carefully crafted
PDF file that could cause poppler to crash or possibly
execute arbitrary code when opened. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project assigned the name
CAN-2005-3193 to these issues.

Solution : Get the newest Fedora Updates
Threat Level: High

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