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Fedora: xpdf-3.00-3.6 update Print E-mail
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Posted by Joe Shakespeare   
Fedora This package fixes a buffer overflow which allows attackers to cause the xpdf application to crash, and possibly to execute arbitrary code. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures projects (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CAN-2004-1125 to this issue.

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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2004-572
2004-12-22
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Product     : Fedora Core 2
Name        : xpdf
Version     : 3.00
Release     : 3.6
Summary     : A PDF file viewer for the X Window System.
Description :
Xpdf is an X Window System based viewer for Portable Document Format
(PDF) files. Xpdf is a small and efficient program which uses
standard X fonts.

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Update Information:

This package fixes a buffer overflow which allows attackers to cause the
xpdf application to crash, and possibly to execute arbitrary code.  The
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures projects (cve.mitre.org) has assigned
the name CAN-2004-1125 to this issue.

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* Wed Dec 22 2004 Tim Waugh  1:3.00-3.6

- Applied patch to fix CAN-2004-1125 (bug #143500).


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This update can be downloaded from:
  http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/updates/2/

917422b5087ab12727223d4e570ade55  SRPMS/xpdf-3.00-3.6.src.rpm
293af32ed4f834a436dcdd1ddf7eab1b  x86_64/xpdf-3.00-3.6.x86_64.rpm
ff615294add6b4b8de966ff09168cfd9  x86_64/debug/xpdf-debuginfo-3.00-3.6.x86_64.rpm
2c70874a77f954e1de778457d4889154  i386/xpdf-3.00-3.6.i386.rpm
3222f6518777a6dcef53714a0b050c6d  i386/debug/xpdf-debuginfo-3.00-3.6.i386.rpm

This update can also be installed with the Update Agent; you can
launch the Update Agent with the 'up2date' command.
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