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Secunia Security Advisory 18864

Secunia Security Advisory 18864
Posted Feb 14, 2006
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Red Hat has issued an update for xpdf. This fixes a vulnerability, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and potentially compromise a user's system.

tags | advisory, denial of service
systems | linux, redhat
SHA-256 | a185327c8324fbaeda01ca19711c77483d5953bdbd5e0e751320c32a301256fc

Secunia Security Advisory 18864

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TITLE:
Red Hat update for xpdf

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA18864

VERIFY ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/18864/

CRITICAL:
Moderately critical

IMPACT:
DoS, System access

WHERE:
>From remote

OPERATING SYSTEM:
RedHat Enterprise Linux AS 4
http://secunia.com/product/4669/
RedHat Enterprise Linux ES 4
http://secunia.com/product/4668/
RedHat Enterprise Linux WS 4
http://secunia.com/product/4670/

DESCRIPTION:
Red Hat has issued an update for xpdf. This fixes a vulnerability,
which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of
Service) and potentially compromise a user's system.

For more information:
SA18677

SOLUTION:
Updated packages are available from Red Hat Network.
http://rhn.redhat.com/

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0201.html

OTHER REFERENCES:
SA18677:
http://secunia.com/advisories/18677/

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
everybody keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

Subscribe:
http://secunia.com/secunia_security_advisories/

Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/about_secunia_advisories/


Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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