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MDKSA-2005:136: 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-2005:136 (gpdf).
A vulnerability in the gpdf PDF viewer was discovered. A possible hacker could
construct a malicious PDF file that would cause gpdf to consume all available
disk space in /tmp when opened.
The updated packages have been patched to correct this problem.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:136
Threat Level: High
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