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Security Advisory Important: xpdf security update

Advisory: RHSA-2007:1029-3
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Important
Issued on: 2007-11-07
Last updated on: 2007-11-07
Affected Products: Red Hat Desktop (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4.5.z)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4.5.z)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 4)
CVEs (cve.mitre.org): CVE-2007-4352
CVE-2007-5392
CVE-2007-5393

Details

Updated xpdf packages that fix several security issues are now available
for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.

This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.

Xpdf is an X Window System-based viewer for Portable Document Format (PDF)
files.

Alin Rad Pop discovered several flaws in the handling of PDF files. An
attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause Xpdf to crash,
or potentially execute arbitrary code when opened.
(CVE-2007-4352, CVE-2007-5392, CVE-2007-5393)

Users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain
backported patches to resolve these issues.


Solution

Before applying this update, make sure that all previously-released
errata relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via Red Hat Network. Details on how to use
the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/FAQ_58_10188

Updated packages

Red Hat Desktop (v. 4)

SRPMS:
xpdf-3.00-14.el4.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0751
    MD5: 793c0033186cd45a417b9d39fc76978e
 
IA-32:
xpdf-3.00-14.el4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0751
    MD5: fd68f8acce3621be7d97afd31c0107e5
 
x86_64:
xpdf-3.00-14.el4.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0751
    MD5: 50294f8a768117c1c39214ce7a428f8e
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4)

SRPMS:
xpdf-3.00-14.el4.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0751
    MD5: 793c0033186cd45a417b9d39fc76978e
 
IA-32:
xpdf-3.00-14.el4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0751
    MD5: fd68f8acce3621be7d97afd31c0107e5
 
IA-64:
xpdf-3.00-14.el4.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0751
    MD5: d916a48d75fa4d019ffeed16acad1c07
 
PPC:
xpdf-3.00-14.el4.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0751
    MD5: f31e73dea80ba445723e0b81ee81cfcf
 
s390:
xpdf-3.00-14.el4.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0751
    MD5: f95ab2de0b89c9fe3475a728184da0f7
 
s390x:
xpdf-3.00-14.el4.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0751
    MD5: e74e13d3e8ccdd5fd96c9eea45a13a77
 
x86_64:
xpdf-3.00-14.el4.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0751
    MD5: 50294f8a768117c1c39214ce7a428f8e
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4.5.z)

SRPMS:
xpdf-3.00-14.el4.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0751
    MD5: 793c0033186cd45a417b9d39fc76978e
 
IA-32:
xpdf-3.00-14.el4.i386.rpm     MD5: fd68f8acce3621be7d97afd31c0107e5
 
IA-64:
xpdf-3.00-14.el4.ia64.rpm     MD5: d916a48d75fa4d019ffeed16acad1c07
 
PPC:
xpdf-3.00-14.el4.ppc.rpm     MD5: f31e73dea80ba445723e0b81ee81cfcf
 
s390:
xpdf-3.00-14.el4.s390.rpm     MD5: f95ab2de0b89c9fe3475a728184da0f7
 
s390x:
xpdf-3.00-14.el4.s390x.rpm     MD5: e74e13d3e8ccdd5fd96c9eea45a13a77
 
x86_64:
xpdf-3.00-14.el4.x86_64.rpm     MD5: 50294f8a768117c1c39214ce7a428f8e
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4)

SRPMS:
xpdf-3.00-14.el4.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0751
    MD5: 793c0033186cd45a417b9d39fc76978e
 
IA-32:
xpdf-3.00-14.el4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0751
    MD5: fd68f8acce3621be7d97afd31c0107e5
 
IA-64:
xpdf-3.00-14.el4.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0751
    MD5: d916a48d75fa4d019ffeed16acad1c07
 
x86_64:
xpdf-3.00-14.el4.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0751
    MD5: 50294f8a768117c1c39214ce7a428f8e
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4.5.z)

SRPMS:
xpdf-3.00-14.el4.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0751
    MD5: 793c0033186cd45a417b9d39fc76978e
 
IA-32:
xpdf-3.00-14.el4.i386.rpm     MD5: fd68f8acce3621be7d97afd31c0107e5
 
IA-64:
xpdf-3.00-14.el4.ia64.rpm     MD5: d916a48d75fa4d019ffeed16acad1c07
 
x86_64:
xpdf-3.00-14.el4.x86_64.rpm     MD5: 50294f8a768117c1c39214ce7a428f8e
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 4)

SRPMS:
xpdf-3.00-14.el4.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0751
    MD5: 793c0033186cd45a417b9d39fc76978e
 
IA-32:
xpdf-3.00-14.el4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0751
    MD5: fd68f8acce3621be7d97afd31c0107e5
 
IA-64:
xpdf-3.00-14.el4.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0751
    MD5: d916a48d75fa4d019ffeed16acad1c07
 
x86_64:
xpdf-3.00-14.el4.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0751
    MD5: 50294f8a768117c1c39214ce7a428f8e
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

345101 - CVE-2007-4352 xpdf memory corruption in DCTStream::readProgressiveDataUnit()
345111 - CVE-2007-5392 xpdf buffer overflow in DCTStream::reset()
345121 - CVE-2007-5393 xpdf buffer overflow in CCITTFaxStream::lookChar()


References



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