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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.55012
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2005:670
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2005:670.

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

A flaw was discovered in Xpdf in that an attacker could construct a
carefully crafted PDF file that would cause Xpdf to consume all available
disk space in /tmp when opened. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures
project assigned the name CVE-2005-2097 to this issue.

Note this issue does not affect the version of Xpdf in Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 3 or 2.1.

Users of xpdf should upgrade to this updated package, which contains a
backported patch to resolve this issue.

Solution:
Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-670.html

Risk factor : Medium

CVSS Score:
2.1

Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 14529
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-2097
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/14529
Debian Security Information: DSA-1136 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1136
Debian Security Information: DSA-780 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-780
Debian Security Information: DSA-936 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-936
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/427053/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/427990/100/0/threaded
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:138
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10280
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-670.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-671.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-706.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-708.html
SCO Security Bulletin: SCOSA-2005.42
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/OpenServer/SCOSA-2005.42/SCOSA-2005.42.txt
http://secunia.com/advisories/17277
http://secunia.com/advisories/18398
http://secunia.com/advisories/18407
http://secunia.com/advisories/21339
http://secunia.com/advisories/25729
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102972-1
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2005:019 (Google Search)
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_19_sr.html
https://usn.ubuntu.com/163-1/
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2280
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