An updated gpdf package that fixes several security issues is now available
for CentOS Linux 4.
This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.
The gpdf package is a GNOME based viewer for Portable Document Format
Several flaws were discovered in gpdf. An attacker could construct a
carefully crafted PDF file that could cause gpdf to crash or possibly
execute arbitrary code when opened. The Common Vulnerabilities and
Exposures project assigned the names CVE-2005-3191, CVE-2005-3192, and
CVE-2005-3193 to these issues.
Users of gpdf should upgrade to this updated package, which contains a
backported patch to resolve these issues.