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Security update for xpdf

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(Last modified: 10NOV2004)


solutions Security update for xpdf SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (c7e6d17b8f301e9699da525390eab283)

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

Release: 20041110
Obsoletes: 6d909673d25b1b6040881cd48b797cd8

Indications

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.

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 -Fhv xpdf.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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