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Security update for xpdf

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(Last modified: 21JAN2005)


solutions Security update for xpdf SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (65bfa415cafadd4f47d30fbbeefc5b77)

Applies to

Package: xpdf
Product(s): SLES SDK 9 for x86
SLES SDK 9 for IPF
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-9782
Release: 20050121
Obsoletes: 9ff9ce097795880012e8848fc7949d1a

Indications

Everyone should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This update fixes two buffer overflows in xpdf (CAN-2004-1125,
CAN-2005-0064). Both overflows allowed execution of arbitrary code through
specially crafted pdf documents.

Solution

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 xpdf.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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