xpdf security update

2007-11-07T19:58:17
ID CESA-2007:1029
Type centos
Reporter CentOS Project
Modified 2007-11-08T12:18:33

Description

CentOS Errata and Security Advisory CESA-2007:1029

Xpdf is an X Window System-based viewer for Portable Document Format (PDF) files.

Alin Rad Pop discovered several flaws in the handling of PDF files. An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause Xpdf to crash, or potentially execute arbitrary code when opened. (CVE-2007-4352, CVE-2007-5392, CVE-2007-5393)

Users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to resolve these issues.

Merged security bulletin from advisories: http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2007-November/026411.html http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2007-November/026417.html http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2007-November/026435.html http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2007-November/026436.html

Affected packages: xpdf

Upstream details at: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-1029.html