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Security update for xpdf


(Last modified: 07JAN2005)

solutions Security update for xpdf SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (9ff9ce097795880012e8848fc7949d1a)

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: 20050107
Obsoletes: none


Everyone using xpdf to view PDF files should install this update.



Problem description

iDEFENSE Security reported yet another buffer overflow vulnerability in the xpdf PDF document viewer. It could allow a remote attacker to execute code with the credentials of the viewing user by providing a handcrafted 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 xpdf-config.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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