Debian: xpdf arbitrary code execution fix

    Date29 Dec 2004
    CategoryDebian
    3739
    Posted ByJoe Shakespeare
    An iDEFENSE security researcher discovered 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 619-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                             Martin Schulze
    December 30th, 2004                     http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : xpdf
    Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
    Problem-Type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CAN-2004-1125
    Debian Bug     : 286742 286983
    
    An iDEFENSE security researcher discovered 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 1.00-3.3.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
    version 3.00-11.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your xdpf package immediately.
    
    
    Upgrade Instructions
    --------------------
    
    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
    --------------------------------
    
      Source archives:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf_1.00-3.3.dsc
          Size/MD5 checksum:      706 23700a27ce16f5eb689c506202d2765b
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf_1.00-3.3.diff.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:    10380 e2848faffb3f2e31dd5537455e7080da
        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_1.00-3.3_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    38564 3569649f520138653c83d1c4f1d3fdb0
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf_1.00-3.3_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:     1296 7ec48e5bb253faf7213c77f9e94281a4
    
      Alpha architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.3_alpha.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   570750 4fd37ec019d8a5f2b862e657d90f502d
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.3_alpha.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  1045440 55b96bad26e97470e55301131e0d4283
    
      ARM architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.3_arm.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   487142 658bb5215595409c9c9ff4a6fa30da69
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.3_arm.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   886356 5d594800ed30fcc9615c903b623d221a
    
      Intel IA-32 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.3_i386.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   449334 a1e4f95151abc321e9edce25f1f6d1e3
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.3_i386.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   827848 a073ca6d6525d6859e74a845c0c5e962
    
      Intel IA-64 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.3_ia64.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   682282 05312ad7277b07e8a26b54e481d53e4a
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.3_ia64.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  1228062 57b770f8890a2669413b2e33ed7452da
    
      HP Precision architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.3_hppa.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   563810 ea6257a1a8f31847102753686cebae35
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.3_hppa.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  1032614 eb968fd52646d9479eaf4c34de1b6c74
    
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.3_m68k.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   427442 dfcde4d3216e845b68fe5abe59921d0a
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.3_m68k.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   794446 51638d6101cb515a36d3f63e33a696d9
    
      Big endian MIPS architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.3_mips.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   555190 81dc69c860ae38220a35a21d39240fdd
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.3_mips.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  1016470 05be0bc2aa13bd8566075340e0db2aa1
    
      Little endian MIPS architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.3_mipsel.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   546214 f24fb28580495f080e9fdccc0378ee2c
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.3_mipsel.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   998576 5c94bf2ef4fdf7d3156d1d8e9fcfb5c6
    
      PowerPC architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.3_powerpc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   470170 fd90900d3dedd0e42019e6476cb93674
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.3_powerpc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   859656 0972961f54cb80f388b7dca2b6dac610
    
      IBM S/390 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.3_s390.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   429946 d43c003a4e4ce16f23accbb62749eb59
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.3_s390.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   785632 e162795ddcc181a782d94931f104a096
    
      Sun Sparc architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.3_sparc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   443708 98e0ec7909718388fb43f92a13ab6d1a
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.3_sparc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   809718 46099f510035036de7473fa7f905d3b4
    
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next update.
    
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