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Security update for xpdf


(Last modified: 13FEB2007)

solutions Security update for xpdf SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (677e2ddede1b3c89da57a0a33c26ff44)

Applies to

Package: xpdf
Product(s): SLE SDK 10 for x86
SLE SDK 10 for IPF
SLE SDK 10 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SLE SDK 10 for IBM zSeries
SLE SDK 10 for X86-64
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-11430
Release: 20070213
Obsoletes: none


Everyone using xpdf should install this update.



Problem description

A vulnerability in xpdf which can be exploited by processing a special PDF file has been discovered. The bug can lead to a denial-of-service condition, memory corruption or arbitrary code execution. The issue is tracked by CVE-2007-0104. This update fixes the vulnerability.


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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