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Security Advisory Important: xpdf security update

Advisory: RHSA-2007:1030-3
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Important
Issued on: 2007-11-07
Last updated on: 2007-11-07
Affected Products: Red Hat Desktop (v. 3)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 3)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 3)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 3)
CVEs (cve.mitre.org): CVE-2007-4033
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 3.

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)

A flaw was found in the t1lib library, used in the handling of Type 1
fonts. An attacker could create a malicious file that would cause Xpdf to
crash, or potentially execute arbitrary code when opened. (CVE-2007-4033)

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. 3)

SRPMS:
xpdf-2.02-11.el3.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0750
    MD5: c7190a0d95f4b3a71fa208dcf97155fc
 
IA-32:
xpdf-2.02-11.el3.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0750
    MD5: 25d6805b4e027543da4b7451dc7c1ccc
 
x86_64:
xpdf-2.02-11.el3.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0750
    MD5: 7f907b25b4b172db2c101270f089b3b9
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 3)

SRPMS:
xpdf-2.02-11.el3.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0750
    MD5: c7190a0d95f4b3a71fa208dcf97155fc
 
IA-32:
xpdf-2.02-11.el3.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0750
    MD5: 25d6805b4e027543da4b7451dc7c1ccc
 
IA-64:
xpdf-2.02-11.el3.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0750
    MD5: 6b9c03d1eadd1eb8875cc099449ae533
 
PPC:
xpdf-2.02-11.el3.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0750
    MD5: eccd1bcb8b7fda5ae5c21b8791aec769
 
s390:
xpdf-2.02-11.el3.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0750
    MD5: 5893cabe5a5bdb457fd9cb848614afa6
 
s390x:
xpdf-2.02-11.el3.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0750
    MD5: 756789a71f09cdcade453fc651b33611
 
x86_64:
xpdf-2.02-11.el3.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0750
    MD5: 7f907b25b4b172db2c101270f089b3b9
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 3)

SRPMS:
xpdf-2.02-11.el3.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0750
    MD5: c7190a0d95f4b3a71fa208dcf97155fc
 
IA-32:
xpdf-2.02-11.el3.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0750
    MD5: 25d6805b4e027543da4b7451dc7c1ccc
 
IA-64:
xpdf-2.02-11.el3.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0750
    MD5: 6b9c03d1eadd1eb8875cc099449ae533
 
x86_64:
xpdf-2.02-11.el3.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0750
    MD5: 7f907b25b4b172db2c101270f089b3b9
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 3)

SRPMS:
xpdf-2.02-11.el3.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0750
    MD5: c7190a0d95f4b3a71fa208dcf97155fc
 
IA-32:
xpdf-2.02-11.el3.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0750
    MD5: 25d6805b4e027543da4b7451dc7c1ccc
 
IA-64:
xpdf-2.02-11.el3.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0750
    MD5: 6b9c03d1eadd1eb8875cc099449ae533
 
x86_64:
xpdf-2.02-11.el3.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0750
    MD5: 7f907b25b4b172db2c101270f089b3b9
 

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()
352271 - CVE-2007-4033 t1lib font filename string overflow


References



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