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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2005:708

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2005:708.

The gpdf package is an GNOME based viewer for Portable Document Format
(PDF) files.

Marcus Meissner reported a flaw in gpdf. An attacker could construct a
carefully crafted PDF file that would cause gpdf 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 that this issue does not affect the version of gpdf in Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 3 or 2.1.

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

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

Risk factor : Medium

CVSS Score:

Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 14529
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-2097
Debian Security Information: DSA-1136 (Google Search)
Debian Security Information: DSA-780 (Google Search)
Debian Security Information: DSA-936 (Google Search)
SCO Security Bulletin: SCOSA-2005.42
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2005:019 (Google Search)
CopyrightCopyright (c) 2005 E-Soft Inc.

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