Updated Xpdf packages fix security vulnerability
Posted on: 06/19/2003 11:25 AM

Red Hat has released updated Xpdf packages for Red Hat Linux

Xpdf is an X Window System based viewer for Portable Document Format (PDF) files.

Martyn Gilmore discovered a flaw in various PDF viewers and readers. An attacker can embed malicious external-type hyperlinks that if activated or followed by a victim can execute arbitrary shell commands. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CAN-2003-0434 to this issue.

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