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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2009:1680
The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2009:1680.

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

Petr Gajdos and Christian Kornacker of SUSE reported a buffer overflow flaw
in Xpdf's Type 1 font parser. A specially-crafted PDF file with an embedded
Type 1 font could cause Xpdf to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code
when opened. (CVE-2009-4035)

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

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CVSS Vector:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2009-4035
BugTraq ID: 37350
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2010:003 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: xpdf-fofitype1parse-bo(54831)
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