xpdf security update

ID CESA-2010:0750
Type centos
Reporter CentOS Project
Modified 2010-10-09T22:05:35


CentOS Errata and Security Advisory CESA-2010:0750

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

An uninitialized pointer use flaw was discovered in Xpdf. An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that, when opened, would cause Xpdf to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2010-3702)

Users are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which contains a backported patch to correct this issue.

Merged security bulletin from advisories: http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2010-October/029083.html http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2010-October/029084.html

Affected packages: xpdf

Upstream details at: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0750.html