Fedora Core 3 Update: xpdf-3.00-10.1
Posted on: 12/25/2004 07:04 AM

A xpdf security update has been released for Fedora Core 3

Fedora Update Notification

Product : Fedora Core 3
Name : xpdf
Version : 3.00

Release : 10.1

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.

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.

* Wed Dec 22 2004 Tim Waugh twaugh@redhat.com 1:3.00-10.1

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

This update can be downloaded from:

adb7520d574883b3aa53c7039beed853 SRPMS/xpdf-3.00-10.1.src.rpm
0557f1caa236f794d9f71fa31a16ab9f x86_64/xpdf-3.00-10.1.x86_64.rpm
abc2e6776d3999cd886858f77eef7112 x86_64/debug/xpdf-debuginfo-3.00-10.1.x86
110b6b2768f35612db180f31a6db554a i386/xpdf-3.00-10.1.i386.rpm
73fc71cb08839a3e4ef2debc0f637591 i386/debug/xpdf-debuginfo-3.00-10.1.i386.

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

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