Debian: New xpdf packages fix arbitrary code execution

    Date19 Jan 2005
    CategoryDebian
    6332
    Posted ByJoe Shakespeare
    iDEFENSE has reported a buffer overflow in xpdf, the portable document format (PDF) suite. A maliciously crafted PDF file could exploit this problem, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA 648-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                             Martin Schulze
    January 19th, 2005                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : xpdf
    Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
    Problem-Type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CAN-2005-0064
    
    iDEFENSE has reported a buffer overflow in xpdf, the portable document
    format (PDF) suite.  A maliciously crafted PDF file could exploit this
    problem, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code.
    
    For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.00-3.4.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
    version 3.00-12.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your xpdf 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 3.0 alias woody
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      Source archives:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf_1.00-3.4.dsc
          Size/MD5 checksum:      706 635d7c4eae9655d8a3377d8eed6cb2d1
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf_1.00-3.4.diff.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:    10726 0267c0fd7ffecd48dd888e170953a480
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf_1.00.orig.tar.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:   397750 81f3c381cef729e4b6f4ce21cf5bbf3c
    
      Architecture independent components:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-common_1.00-3.4_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    38654 d163325cae5a83d1f9ef2022242c731d
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf_1.00-3.4_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:     1286 14b9041fb706c9dcf9a72a7a2d616498
    
      Alpha architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.4_alpha.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   570826 cf720966e539a765617002f4b4f5173f
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.4_alpha.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  1045624 0515266a4c09a1f3d271c37de5642b7b
    
      ARM architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.4_arm.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   487114 64e64f1224c36ec480df57aaa8862464
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.4_arm.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   886366 6295a2ce46f4fa28821ea140774bfb6e
    
      Intel IA-32 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.4_i386.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   449350 0967c7b29b81f78e9da2cdc889abb615
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.4_i386.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   827852 f4d7c558370100c774ebfaa82954b83d
    
      Intel IA-64 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.4_ia64.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   682306 25b464ea05a8f598f08bcbdedf7170f4
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.4_ia64.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  1227886 c5f8725564e5dac40e9a3e36d7cdb068
    
      HP Precision architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.4_hppa.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   563840 d1dd472effb32d5134a23f30c3fd2580
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.4_hppa.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  1032718 5beab4427ebdb90e330b4c6f8f8d1d07
    
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.4_m68k.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   427492 052dad490755f8875e01dc93f1bc4fe5
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.4_m68k.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   794424 6670b3f46279a6a65c46b19f184195b9
    
      Big endian MIPS architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.4_mips.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   555248 183c3ba8ae860fa97a04e78dbdb79907
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.4_mips.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  1016592 dbbd8df3a721fe6f8fd2111d39a6398d
    
      Little endian MIPS architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.4_mipsel.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   546180 3651e279ad35be576904a273ccc97e82
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.4_mipsel.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   998826 d43a48dd2e29d83d6c8cd82c7b8eaede
    
      PowerPC architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.4_powerpc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   470234 61843ddd6fd49a125b2de4ed3520aa81
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.4_powerpc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   859834 e8ecff5500bee7ea36c30a2f60f27a2c
    
      IBM S/390 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.4_s390.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   429954 d87f372421dda1c197110de91bc0aa96
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.4_s390.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   785678 64e863e6d800d87a506f2325028a3dcf
    
      Sun Sparc architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.4_sparc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   443762 3d07a1c14b76f02dcd66c6e3049210b0
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.4_sparc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   809722 e9f738b1b4c5f06a605d828e4120278e
    
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next update.
    
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