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    Debian: New pdftohtml packages fix arbitrary code execution

    Date 01 Feb 2006
    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Updated package.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA 962-1                     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        : pdftohtml
    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 pdftohtml, a utility that
    translates PDF documents into HTML format, 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 pdftohtml packages.
    For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
    version 0.36-11sarge1.
    For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems will be fixed soon.
    We recommend that you upgrade your pdftohtml 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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      Intel IA-32 architecture:
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      Intel IA-64 architecture:
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      HP Precision architecture:
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      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
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      Big endian MIPS architecture:
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      Little endian MIPS architecture:
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      PowerPC architecture:
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      IBM S/390 architecture:
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      Sun Sparc architecture:
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      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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