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xpdf -- buffer overflow vulnerability


An iDEFENSE Security Advisory reports:

Remote exploitation of a buffer overflow vulnerability in the xpdf PDF viewer, as included in multiple Linux distributions, could allow attackers to execute arbitrary code as the user viewing a PDF file. The offending code can be found in the Gfx::doImage() function in the source file xpdf/



portaudit: xpdf -- buffer overflow vulnerability

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Oliver Eikemeier <>