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Security update for xpdf

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(Last modified: 27JUL2007)


solutions Security update for xpdf SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (d3ef7a54a3d1b3517386dae046114f94)

Applies to

Package: xpdf
xpdf-tools
Product(s): SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for x86
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for IPF
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for IBM zSeries
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for X86-64
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IPF
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IBM POWER
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
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-11663Zypp-Patch-Number: 3969
Release: 20070727
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

A buffer overflow in xpdf could be exploited by attackers to potentially
execute arbitrary code (CVE-2007-3387).

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 xpdf-tools.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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