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MDKSA-2004:161: 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 MDKSA-2004:161 (xpdf).
iDefense reported a buffer overflow vulnerability, which affects versions of
xpdf <= xpdf-3.0. A possible hacker could construct a malicious payload file which
could enable arbitrary code execution on the target system.
The updated packages are patched to protect against these vulnerabilities.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:161
Threat Level: High
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