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I've been using FreeBSD for about 7 months now, and for some time I have been trying to take care of the system notice I have been receiving regarding kpdf:

**Checking for packages with security vulnerabilities:

**Affected package: kdegraphics-3.4.2_1
**Type of problem: kpdf -- heap based buffer overflow.
**Reference: <http://www.FreeBSD.org/ports/portaudit/432bf98d-9e25-11da-b410-000e0c2e438a.html>

**1 problem(s) in your installed packages found.

**You are advised to update or deinstall the affected package(s) immediately.

I have tried updating kde and xpdf (since the note on FreeBSD stated the code shared from xpdf was the problem) without success.  Could somebody please walk me through the way to fix this problem?

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Are you using ports and cvsup?
If so, I would try to deinstall xpdf.. after upgrading the ports collection. I read that there are patches that fix this security hole.
FIrst do a portupgrade with cvsup and your ports supfile
Then do a:
make INDEX; make READMES
then
cd /usr/ports/graphics/xpdf
make deinstall
make install clean

That should fix it...
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If you are using ports (which I REALLY recommend), you can use portupgrade as well. portupgrade is your friend.
Read more about it here:
http://www.onlamp.com/pub/a/bsd/2003/08/28/FreeBSD_Basics.html
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