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Security update for xpdf


(Last modified: 21OCT2004)

solutions Security update for xpdf SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (6d909673d25b1b6040881cd48b797cd8)

Applies to

Package: xpdf
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

Release: 20041021
Obsoletes: none


Everyone using xpdf should update.



Problem description

Security Update: Several integer overflow and arithmetic mistakes lead to remote crash of xpdf and even remote command execution while processing a malicious PDF file.


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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