[SECURITY] Fedora Core 4 Update: xpdf-3.01-0.FC4.3
Posted on: 12/06/2005 05:52 PM

A new update is available for Fedora Core - [SECURITY] Fedora Core 4 Update: xpdf-3.01-0.FC4.3. Here the announcement:

Fedora Update Notification

Product : Fedora Core 4
Name : xpdf
Version : 3.01
Release : 0.FC4.3
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:

Several flaws were discovered in Xpdf. An attacker could
construct a carefully crafted PDF file that could cause Xpdf
to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code when opened. The
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project assigned the
name CAN-2005-3193 to these issues.

Users of Xpdf should upgrade to this updated package, which
contains a patch to resolve these issues.
* Mon Nov 7 2005 Than Ngo lt;than@redhat.comgt; 1:3.01-0.FC4.3
- apply upstream patch to fix security holes in Xpdf

This update can be downloaded from:

e439b80c57a6ca7d5e2b38f8ae7d276c SRPMS/xpdf-3.01-0.FC4.3.src.rpm
0ee28635d60f65d2d8acc9ae0fe5d7b2 ppc/xpdf-3.01-0.FC4.3.ppc.rpm
729d05aa72aa61af710115ea94fc6954 ppc/debug/xpdf-debuginfo-3.01-0.FC4.3.ppc.rpm
2a191c74800dd66255ac18857c12ac5d x86_64/xpdf-3.01-0.FC4.3.x86_64.rpm
ee1cd4cccec3a0b3bb72de3a72f4ce9a x86_64/debug/xpdf-debuginfo-3.01-0.FC4.3.x86_64.rpm
c7c92841cec26466b576208d14feed9e i386/xpdf-3.01-0.FC4.3.i386.rpm
9ec2d56a438aaa69029a440803f7b802 i386/debug/xpdf-debuginfo-3.01-0.FC4.3.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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