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Debian: tetex-bin arbitrary code execution Print E-mail
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Debian Chris Evans discovered several integer overflows in xpdf, that are also present in tetex-bin, binary files for the teTeX distribution, which can be exploited remotely by a specially crafted PDF document and lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

Debian Security Advisory DSA 599-1                                        Martin Schulze
November 25th, 2004            

Package        : tetex-bin
Vulnerability  : integer overflows
Problem-Type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CAN-2004-0888
Debian Bug     : 278298

Chris Evans discovered several integer overflows in xpdf, that are
also present in tetex-bin, binary files for the teTeX distribution,
which can be exploited remotely by a specially crafted PDF document
and lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

For the stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in
version 20011202-7.3.

For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
version 2.0.2-23.

We recommend that you upgrade your tetex-bin packages.

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:
      Size/MD5 checksum:      874 0774ffbc5e428a21939d7d10070ef12b
      Size/MD5 checksum: 10329770 9ffa7015b10981c3524e8d6147f2c077

  Alpha architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    84664 7b82ef947ccbd60c57e31fa1cdbceeae
      Size/MD5 checksum:    53042 e14d212ec7d9a21859b443ea11210d12
      Size/MD5 checksum:  4568870 d8a00aedde830f02a46f70ae97bcdfbc

  ARM architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    65256 c7fb486f0e58d6f90a080313ade6d980
      Size/MD5 checksum:    43610 acf504677a35232f075cb6368cb73c4f
      Size/MD5 checksum:  3703874 25b4e1d62d2b010382bb74e610f7de32

  Intel IA-32 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    62598 6c11adfac9cbe8007aa89fa91bef57da
      Size/MD5 checksum:    40742 afda3a9de40083b9fb4a9d92a57749f3
      Size/MD5 checksum:  3137234 898331b25326db5114be3fde93b191d1

  Intel IA-64 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    89716 c18229e93ad1bcd55a4baf9236798545
      Size/MD5 checksum:    63354 67c881d278113cd980dcfba6b52b2b1a
      Size/MD5 checksum:  5598790 7e42e2710c659668fd6cb49ee73d333d

  HP Precision architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    79336 56b55b712e71ff618a1f861fe79ec21c
      Size/MD5 checksum:    49324 8577bdb403711604e3ff31cef86a9f1a
      Size/MD5 checksum:  4106740 0f07a18dd4762a7d4bd5ea0881b8a80e

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    61894 645b35f6e1d139a50f2fbd33be3c985b
      Size/MD5 checksum:    41370 7b6ce68854bf90f1914f90d386a83dcf
      Size/MD5 checksum:  2923076 de62311a6c75ca949adf65b09c5d0722
  Big endian MIPS architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    75110 725f811a3b30630c84fa63137eca473d
      Size/MD5 checksum:    42380 a89bb43e57cfb784e5b9193177c7894e
      Size/MD5 checksum:  3941306 2e93d929facb57b8a3500780c00c2335

  Little endian MIPS architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    74908 973bf6cec0fd0f972d1e159e1565953c
      Size/MD5 checksum:    42592 360874783cafee5a52b11a9f34cca859
      Size/MD5 checksum:  3899668 a8f1b96d1cd98bbb47ab0a685d719695

  PowerPC architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    73942 631231dd210da928ae371d327d1d9c19
      Size/MD5 checksum:    45282 0452f97d7b0fa7d385c2bbe1f7f9010f
      Size/MD5 checksum:  3587232 c4895e69f2428a9641418ebc751fe7d3

  IBM S/390 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    64264 a1d4534009c6c82335c5231869b921d9
      Size/MD5 checksum:    43760 ead82804aaee31f3ba40d98d6d11ed7b
      Size/MD5 checksum:  3441172 8ca00fddab7f9c3c612e6ac3db9889a4

  Sun Sparc architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    70710 d0e1d6a50ca4dfbe852445d6b49b1a40
      Size/MD5 checksum:    48748 907d98a1136cfd90f0678497728885d0
      Size/MD5 checksum:  3598666 0deea34aef2ec55cb04eb8f93204d2f2

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

For apt-get: deb stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list:
Package info: `apt-cache show ' and

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