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Fedora Core 4 2006-026: 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-2006-026 (poppler).
Poppler, a PDF rendering library, it's a fork of the xpdf PDF
viewer developed by Derek Noonburg of Glyph and Cog, LLC.
Chris Evans discovered several flaws in the way poppler
processes PDF files. 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 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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