XPDF multiple integer overflows

xpdf-pdf-file-bo (17819) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

XPDF is vulnerable to multiple unspecified integer overflows. A remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the affected application to crash, if the attacker could persuade the victim to open a malicious PDF document.

Note: This vulnerability also affects other applications that are based off of the XPDF code, including CUPS, gpdf and kdegraphics.


Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

For Gentoo Linux containing the xpdf package:
Upgrade to the latest version of xpdf (3.00-r5 or later), as listed in GLSA 200410-20. See References.

For Gentoo Linux containing the cups package:
Upgrade to the latest version of cups (1.1.20-r5 or later), as listed in GLSA 200410-20. See References.

For Gentoo Linux containing the gpdf package:
Upgrade to the latest version of gpdf (0.132-r2 or later), as listed in GLSA 200410-30. See References.

For Gentoo Linux containing the kdegraphics package:
Upgrade to the latest version of kdegraphics (3.3.0-r2 or later), as listed in GLSA 200410-30. See References.

For Gentoo Linux containing the koffice package:
Upgrade to the latest version of koffice (1.3.3-r2 or later), as listed in GLSA 200410-30. See References.

For Mandrake Linux:
Upgrade to the latest xpdf package, as listed below. Refer to MandrakeSoft Security Advisory MDKSA-2004:113 for more information. See References.

Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 2.1: 3.00-5.2.100mdk or later
Mandrake Linux 10.0: 3.00-5.2.100mdk or later

For KDE:
Apply the appropriate patch for your system, as listed in KDE Security Advisory 20041021-1. See References.

For SuSE Linux:
Upgrade to the latest xpdf, gpdf, kdegraphics3-pdf, pdftohtml or cups package, as listed in SuSE Security Announcement SUSE-SA:2004:039 for more information. See References.

For SuSE Linux:
Apply the appropriate fixed packages via the SuSE FTP server or the YaST Online Update, as listed in SuSE Security Summary Report SUSE-SR:2004:002. See References.

For Ubuntu Linux 4.10:
Upgrade to the latest xpdf-reader, xpdf-utils, cupsys, and tetex-bin package (3.00-8ubuntu1.2, 1.1.20final+cvs20040330-4ubuntu16.2 or 2.0.2-21ubuntu0.2 or later), as listed in Ubuntu Security Notice 14-1 November 1, 2004. See References.

For Conectiva Linux:
Upgrade to the latest xpdf package, as listed below. Refer to Conectiva Linux Security Announcement CLSA-2004:886 for more information. See References.

Conectiva Linux 10.0: 3.00-48231U10_1cl or later
Conectiva Linux 9: 2.01-22930U90_2cl or later

For other distributions:
Contact your vendor for upgrade or patch information.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Canonical Ubuntu 4.10
  • Conectiva Linux 10
  • Conectiva Linux 9.0
  • Easy Software Products CUPS
  • Foolabs Xpdf 3.0
  • Gentoo Linux
  • KDE KDE 3.2.x
  • KDE KDE 3.3.0
  • KDE KDE 3.3.1
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 10.0
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 10.0 AMD64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 10.1
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 10.1 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 2.1
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 2.1 X86_64
  • Novell Linux Desktop 9
  • SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8
  • SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 9
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 8.1
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 8.2
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 9.0
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 9.1
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 9.2
  • SUSE SuSE Linux
  • SuSE SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0

Reported:

Oct 21, 2004

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