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Debian: New pdfkit.framework packages fix arbitrary code execution

Date 31 Jan 2006
Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Updated package.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 961-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                             Martin Schulze
February 1st, 2006            
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Package        : pdfkit.framework
Vulnerability  : buffer overflows
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE IDs        : CVE-2005-3191 CVE-2005-3192 CVE-2005-3193 CVE-2005-3624
                 CVE-2005-3625 CVE-2005-3626 CVE-2005-3627 CVE-2005-3628

"infamous41md" and Chris Evans discovered several heap based buffer
overflows in xpdf which are also present in pdfkit.framework, the
GNUstep framework for rendering PDF content, and which can lead to a
denial of service by crashing the application or possibly to the
execution of arbitrary code.

The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain pdfkit.framework

For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
version 0.8-2sarge1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems will be fixed soon.

We recommend that you upgrade your pdfkit.framework package.

Upgrade Instructions
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wget url
        will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
        will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
        will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
        will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.

Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 alias sarge
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  Source archives:
      Size/MD5 checksum:      725 67fb49e4f05a6eef25396d23ca0baacd
      Size/MD5 checksum:     5699 61578e6e26adf73639b464210830896b
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1780533 7676643ff78a0602c10bfb97fe0bd448

  Alpha architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1821874 8fe74b91409115b4547ba273501e8f79

  AMD64 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1796698 c6f96adecd322a60d77379d1513b26dc

  ARM architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1756056 8632f1ef914df5fcc3b6c3f6dc9ce459

  Intel IA-32 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1750384 f000dee97e83dbe85941c1305e689ef2

  Intel IA-64 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1980936 dce8ad12b1ce0e5e097c51243c68f749

  HP Precision architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1862404 b4b0d1a421d02987330502e4a653e6a9

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1785734 1c14679aba2cd8cd8bf7aabd42db1cf6

  Big endian MIPS architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1769138 6600cf166ba6ced0b6c067338f9565c1

  Little endian MIPS architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1754778 0539c52303cf950f3ea66f78eb875449

  PowerPC architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1770876 a8098242afc68c1dfd0c2141f95d88f5

  IBM S/390 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1804716 88af5f5ab641839eac628f9dd36e4509

  Sun Sparc architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1779964 c07986d5367f97f1598d7e2d592fdc40

  These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
  its next update.

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For apt-get: deb stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main
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