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Security update for tetex


(Last modified: 27JAN2005)

solutions Security update for tetex SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (477cb400d9d0b0365c64717463055b4b)

Applies to

Package: tetex
Product(s): SLES SDK 9 for x86
SLES SDK 9 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SLES SDK 9 for IBM S/390 and IBM zSeries
SLES SDK 9 for IBM zSeries
SLES SDK 9 for X86-64
Patch: patch-9816
Release: 20050127
Obsoletes: none


Install if you are generating PDF files.



Problem description

iDEFENSE Security reported yet another buffer overflow vulnerability in the xpdf PDF document viewer. This could allow a remote attacker providing a handcrafted PDF file to execute code by a viewing user.
This is tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CAN-2004-1125.


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh tetex.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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