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RHSA-2009:1501: xpdf security update

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RHSA-2009:1501: xpdf security update

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
10/21/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/02/2009
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Xpdf is an X Window System based viewer for Portable Document Format (PDF)files.Multiple integer overflow flaws were found in Xpdf. An attacker couldcreate a malicious PDF file that would cause Xpdf to crash or, potentially,execute arbitrary code when opened. (CVE-2009-0791, CVE-2009-1188,CVE-2009-3604, CVE-2009-3606, CVE-2009-3608, CVE-2009-3609)Red Hat would like to thank Adam Zabrocki for reporting the CVE-2009-3604issue, and Chris Rohlf for reporting the CVE-2009-3608 issue.Users are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which contains abackported patch to correct these issues.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-xpdf

References

  • redhat-upgrade-xpdf

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