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Debian: CUPS arbitrary code execution fix Print E-mail
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Posted by Joe Shakespeare   
Debian An iDEFENSE security researcher discovered a buffer overflow in xpdf, the Portable Document Format (PDF) suite. Similar code is present in the PDF processing part of CUPS. A maliciously crafted PDF file could exploit this problem, leading to the execution of arbitrary code.

Debian Security Advisory DSA 621-1                                        Martin Schulze
December 31st, 2004           

Package        : cupsys
Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
Problem-Type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CAN-2004-1125
Debian Bug     : 286988

An iDEFENSE security researcher discovered a buffer overflow in xpdf,
the Portable Document Format (PDF) suite.  Similar code is present in
the PDF processing part of CUPS.  A maliciously crafted PDF file could
exploit this problem, leading to the execution of arbitrary code.

For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.1.14-5woody11.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.1.22-2.

We recommend that you upgrade your cupsys 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:      712 36c1ad1b8e3ca13ce224dcd02af6c457
      Size/MD5 checksum:    40453 572e74a87693b9a0d5d25fdca857421d
      Size/MD5 checksum:  6150756 0dfa41f29fa73e7744903b2471d2ca2f

  Alpha architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1900962 ae4ead9371d72d9675220ea8bf6dde5a
      Size/MD5 checksum:    74470 52a5765021edc2245abba1678eadc16e
      Size/MD5 checksum:    93108 d5ad1daa7e342d72f1b85a3bf447644e
      Size/MD5 checksum:  2445962 84df479d2c34973b8845ddde551b0832
      Size/MD5 checksum:   138132 e75229e07334405e39c2122d5f182b8a
      Size/MD5 checksum:   181074 8c6c0197183ea9f967b227ff0359525b

  ARM architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1821818 b02266b5eb1ebd724b437a3454608ae5
      Size/MD5 checksum:    68616 e0445a53ef0f4a63ac10f7ac8dbc377e
      Size/MD5 checksum:    85808 e8783ccafa104df8bb946db2b3e77ee9
      Size/MD5 checksum:  2345990 b2805712c86db428364e94750371aa8d
      Size/MD5 checksum:   113116 5159b84df81bd3ab80cfb0480fcf062a
      Size/MD5 checksum:   150536 62d37d7a77f955b3762e20c13968b2b1

  Intel IA-32 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1788680 a8d28505c2be6704046e9739da722739
      Size/MD5 checksum:    68110 3fb9f6a80c1b148eabf9d69b3c12c0ae
      Size/MD5 checksum:    84258 01a2aa1faa22d6e05e39bcbcad894504
      Size/MD5 checksum:  2312088 2a43eb9485486f805e10ec85c6f1e6c3
      Size/MD5 checksum:   111130 1e40af8a219ef8214dd6111c113cbf3b
      Size/MD5 checksum:   136682 b4d67c3bc46dc0ea24e9a807dacba453

  Intel IA-64 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:  2008310 e838b18cea6bed90a98ce0ebfa8fa35b
      Size/MD5 checksum:    77526 cd0d9607e08b755daaa06a3da3461347
      Size/MD5 checksum:    97272 38611af12903fe50808a33a3363011e3
      Size/MD5 checksum:  2656902 d84965ad127a5f7ae28673f121fae619
      Size/MD5 checksum:   156132 ce94309b7ca0334818ec42214c3c04b9
      Size/MD5 checksum:   183084 debdcc7c71fc0eb6ccb82b18900ed59e

  HP Precision architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1881934 b14ee79ee0e976f23b952a97962e8eb6
      Size/MD5 checksum:    70930 9a35a2560a8aad7204da2ff833cc3665
      Size/MD5 checksum:    89946 30ef6b0f257f517ac219662757e2cb09
      Size/MD5 checksum:  2456176 ee3fa95cfdb4758c3f285469b966440e
      Size/MD5 checksum:   126592 3f2d5ad0711e413120a89b24eac34e35
      Size/MD5 checksum:   159698 45b22c917e37b466620fb20fb86d8a67

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1755486 847efaf709316b9fb874ce461bb33ef6
      Size/MD5 checksum:    66400 bdf23f96b7ebe08bcdafb4e9494b2381
      Size/MD5 checksum:    81514 64828d4117e13f33b2b90308e9b35f70
      Size/MD5 checksum:  2261524 72fd5e8872799f8ce2ab43b7cdba52f2
      Size/MD5 checksum:   106366 3f7ee4d1c83f37e377ca40531e2c831d
      Size/MD5 checksum:   128904 0d181897375f946b5240161b41f8a48a

  Big endian MIPS architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1811826 d0e65ccf6d8a3efd77a81330b8866b44
      Size/MD5 checksum:    68032 6f54b25808c848ca195264fd98e85468
      Size/MD5 checksum:    81478 faf15b34c52bd0e075d3896dd0f69847
      Size/MD5 checksum:  2404736 8fe6cefc37909c70cd88719e85560785
      Size/MD5 checksum:   145346 fd6559661e0ec8b0d0827b08a045d41b

  IBM S/390 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1795862 9e343601e2e359ffb9f211db51ed609b
      Size/MD5 checksum:    69418 2b266df1c4dd112dcb9f0e49328055ba
      Size/MD5 checksum:    86140 e2e7619001d31c05f0ca8cbb26e9af21
      Size/MD5 checksum:  2337772 2b74d08dca533f0cb555e5971c0054c8
      Size/MD5 checksum:   115452 d13efb115003026ebab3620c5658e335
      Size/MD5 checksum:   140984 9eb13829bd76271aa7f86b75d2aa6bb1

  Sun Sparc architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1845566 176e1915ef80f8cac0b5a781a4a08bb7
      Size/MD5 checksum:    70996 f4c3713b00256c4ca795f82718d76f06
      Size/MD5 checksum:    84428 4aa288e4ac4d110941b38a24453bff53
      Size/MD5 checksum:  2354830 e34c5709176d68e85c705d9dfe1878b7
      Size/MD5 checksum:   120600 cf84669e82d385f479c6f7f7fcb53eb5
      Size/MD5 checksum:   146894 4f9d1a379ea842cb88510a19486d569b

  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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