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Security Advisory Important: xpdf security update

Advisory: RHSA-2008:0240-3
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Important
Issued on: 2008-04-17
Last updated on: 2008-04-17
Affected Products: Red Hat Desktop (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4.6.z)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4.6.z)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 4)
CVEs (cve.mitre.org): CVE-2008-1693

Details

Updated xpdf packages that fix a security issue 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.

Kees Cook discovered a flaw in the way xpdf displayed malformed fonts
embedded in PDF files. An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that
would cause xpdf to crash, or, potentially, execute arbitrary code when
opened. (CVE-2008-1693)

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


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-3.00-16.el4.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0751
    MD5: f0c0be3c8b45906f1c6021c4955c956d
 
IA-32:
xpdf-3.00-16.el4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0751
    MD5: 7e7850a3e66720291ae64f166557ebfe
 
x86_64:
xpdf-3.00-16.el4.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0751
    MD5: ac2cbc4dc04b4372093f7abc9d565ab4
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4)

SRPMS:
xpdf-3.00-16.el4.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0751
    MD5: f0c0be3c8b45906f1c6021c4955c956d
 
IA-32:
xpdf-3.00-16.el4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0751
    MD5: 7e7850a3e66720291ae64f166557ebfe
 
IA-64:
xpdf-3.00-16.el4.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0751
    MD5: fe1fa4438ba0751340885d5d76428b67
 
PPC:
xpdf-3.00-16.el4.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0751
    MD5: f7b53426f94a37557b0bc5cc3c96e821
 
s390:
xpdf-3.00-16.el4.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0751
    MD5: d75443bb4c42ff90fb6995b65f2ff478
 
s390x:
xpdf-3.00-16.el4.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0751
    MD5: aa3a7c9c86c2577799a84788354731b7
 
x86_64:
xpdf-3.00-16.el4.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0751
    MD5: ac2cbc4dc04b4372093f7abc9d565ab4
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4.6.z)

SRPMS:
xpdf-3.00-16.el4.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0751
    MD5: f0c0be3c8b45906f1c6021c4955c956d
 
IA-32:
xpdf-3.00-16.el4.i386.rpm     MD5: 7e7850a3e66720291ae64f166557ebfe
 
IA-64:
xpdf-3.00-16.el4.ia64.rpm     MD5: fe1fa4438ba0751340885d5d76428b67
 
PPC:
xpdf-3.00-16.el4.ppc.rpm     MD5: f7b53426f94a37557b0bc5cc3c96e821
 
s390:
xpdf-3.00-16.el4.s390.rpm     MD5: d75443bb4c42ff90fb6995b65f2ff478
 
s390x:
xpdf-3.00-16.el4.s390x.rpm     MD5: aa3a7c9c86c2577799a84788354731b7
 
x86_64:
xpdf-3.00-16.el4.x86_64.rpm     MD5: ac2cbc4dc04b4372093f7abc9d565ab4
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4)

SRPMS:
xpdf-3.00-16.el4.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0751
    MD5: f0c0be3c8b45906f1c6021c4955c956d
 
IA-32:
xpdf-3.00-16.el4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0751
    MD5: 7e7850a3e66720291ae64f166557ebfe
 
IA-64:
xpdf-3.00-16.el4.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0751
    MD5: fe1fa4438ba0751340885d5d76428b67
 
x86_64:
xpdf-3.00-16.el4.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0751
    MD5: ac2cbc4dc04b4372093f7abc9d565ab4
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4.6.z)

SRPMS:
xpdf-3.00-16.el4.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0751
    MD5: f0c0be3c8b45906f1c6021c4955c956d
 
IA-32:
xpdf-3.00-16.el4.i386.rpm     MD5: 7e7850a3e66720291ae64f166557ebfe
 
IA-64:
xpdf-3.00-16.el4.ia64.rpm     MD5: fe1fa4438ba0751340885d5d76428b67
 
x86_64:
xpdf-3.00-16.el4.x86_64.rpm     MD5: ac2cbc4dc04b4372093f7abc9d565ab4
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 4)

SRPMS:
xpdf-3.00-16.el4.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0751
    MD5: f0c0be3c8b45906f1c6021c4955c956d
 
IA-32:
xpdf-3.00-16.el4.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0751
    MD5: 7e7850a3e66720291ae64f166557ebfe
 
IA-64:
xpdf-3.00-16.el4.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0751
    MD5: fe1fa4438ba0751340885d5d76428b67
 
x86_64:
xpdf-3.00-16.el4.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0751
    MD5: ac2cbc4dc04b4372093f7abc9d565ab4
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

References



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