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MDKSA-2004:162: 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 MDKSA-2004:162 (gpdf).
iDefense reported a buffer overflow vulnerability, which affects versions of
xpdf <= xpdf-3.0 and several programs, like gpdf, which use embedded xpdf code.
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-2004:162
Threat Level: High
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