Intrusion Prevention

Xpdf.Use.After.Free

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a Memory Corruption vulnerability in Xpdf Pdftops and Pdftohtml.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software handles a maliciously crafted PDF file. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted PDF file.

Affected Products

Xpdf version 3.04

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers could gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to the latest version available from the website.
https://www.xpdfreader.com/download.html