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Security Advisory Important: gpdf security update

Advisory: RHSA-2007:1025-5
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 gpdf 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.

gpdf is a GNOME-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 gpdf 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:
gpdf-2.8.2-7.7.1.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0752
    MD5: f4f7acbb9f48478834983b75d291de4d
 
IA-32:
gpdf-2.8.2-7.7.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0752
    MD5: 1b72ecf4d50090e7545c891f79a27903
 
x86_64:
gpdf-2.8.2-7.7.1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0752
    MD5: 357b7239bf3a6d8fec64605cf2f067aa
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4)

SRPMS:
gpdf-2.8.2-7.7.1.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0752
    MD5: f4f7acbb9f48478834983b75d291de4d
 
IA-32:
gpdf-2.8.2-7.7.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0752
    MD5: 1b72ecf4d50090e7545c891f79a27903
 
IA-64:
gpdf-2.8.2-7.7.1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0752
    MD5: 79a213a5e41a001b776f8d92284aa658
 
PPC:
gpdf-2.8.2-7.7.1.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0752
    MD5: 54b9638c6ec4dcf40e2ed9399a127c56
 
s390:
gpdf-2.8.2-7.7.1.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0752
    MD5: 8a4e50dc8f5adcda54a25813bba540c5
 
s390x:
gpdf-2.8.2-7.7.1.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0752
    MD5: 86f6acbeb9e3edc17002663f61666f69
 
x86_64:
gpdf-2.8.2-7.7.1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0752
    MD5: 357b7239bf3a6d8fec64605cf2f067aa
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4.5.z)

SRPMS:
gpdf-2.8.2-7.7.1.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0752
    MD5: f4f7acbb9f48478834983b75d291de4d
 
IA-32:
gpdf-2.8.2-7.7.1.i386.rpm     MD5: 1b72ecf4d50090e7545c891f79a27903
 
IA-64:
gpdf-2.8.2-7.7.1.ia64.rpm     MD5: 79a213a5e41a001b776f8d92284aa658
 
PPC:
gpdf-2.8.2-7.7.1.ppc.rpm     MD5: 54b9638c6ec4dcf40e2ed9399a127c56
 
s390:
gpdf-2.8.2-7.7.1.s390.rpm     MD5: 8a4e50dc8f5adcda54a25813bba540c5
 
s390x:
gpdf-2.8.2-7.7.1.s390x.rpm     MD5: 86f6acbeb9e3edc17002663f61666f69
 
x86_64:
gpdf-2.8.2-7.7.1.x86_64.rpm     MD5: 357b7239bf3a6d8fec64605cf2f067aa
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4)

SRPMS:
gpdf-2.8.2-7.7.1.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0752
    MD5: f4f7acbb9f48478834983b75d291de4d
 
IA-32:
gpdf-2.8.2-7.7.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0752
    MD5: 1b72ecf4d50090e7545c891f79a27903
 
IA-64:
gpdf-2.8.2-7.7.1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0752
    MD5: 79a213a5e41a001b776f8d92284aa658
 
x86_64:
gpdf-2.8.2-7.7.1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0752
    MD5: 357b7239bf3a6d8fec64605cf2f067aa
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4.5.z)

SRPMS:
gpdf-2.8.2-7.7.1.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0752
    MD5: f4f7acbb9f48478834983b75d291de4d
 
IA-32:
gpdf-2.8.2-7.7.1.i386.rpm     MD5: 1b72ecf4d50090e7545c891f79a27903
 
IA-64:
gpdf-2.8.2-7.7.1.ia64.rpm     MD5: 79a213a5e41a001b776f8d92284aa658
 
x86_64:
gpdf-2.8.2-7.7.1.x86_64.rpm     MD5: 357b7239bf3a6d8fec64605cf2f067aa
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 4)

SRPMS:
gpdf-2.8.2-7.7.1.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0752
    MD5: f4f7acbb9f48478834983b75d291de4d
 
IA-32:
gpdf-2.8.2-7.7.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0752
    MD5: 1b72ecf4d50090e7545c891f79a27903
 
IA-64:
gpdf-2.8.2-7.7.1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0752
    MD5: 79a213a5e41a001b776f8d92284aa658
 
x86_64:
gpdf-2.8.2-7.7.1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0752
    MD5: 357b7239bf3a6d8fec64605cf2f067aa
 
(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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