[tex-live] xpdf libraries and security update

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Thu Aug 18 17:52:38 CEST 2005

On Don, 18 Aug 2005, Frank Küster wrote:
> > As far as I see the xpdf in our depot is still vulnerable to
> > 	CAN-2005-2097: DoS through PDFs with crafted loca tables
> > Does this hit TeX live? Which programs do make use of xpdf libraries?
> Do you actually provide xpdf?  The xpdf code used for pdfTeX, pdftosrc

No we do not ship xpdf.

> etc. is not affected, only interactive uses are - see the mails of
> Martin Schröder and Derek in 

Ok, thanks a lot, so I can forget about this.

Best wishes


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