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Mandrake: Updated gpdf packages fix Print E-mail
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Mandrake A buffer overflow vulnerability was discovered in the xpdf PDF code, which could allow for arbitrary code execution as the user viewing a PDF file. Gpdf uses xpdf code and is susceptible to the same vulnerability. The updated packages have been patched to prevent these problems.
 _______________________________________________________________________

                 Mandrakelinux Security Update Advisory
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Package name:           gpdf
 Advisory ID:            MDKSA-2005:016
 Date:                   January 25th, 2005

 Affected versions:	 10.0, 10.1, Corporate Server 3.0
 ______________________________________________________________________

 Problem Description:

 A buffer overflow vulnerability was discovered in the xpdf PDF          
 code, which could allow for arbitrary code execution as the user 
 viewing a PDF file. The vulnerability exists due to insufficient bounds
 checking while processing a PDF file that provides malicious values in          
 the /Encrypt /Length tag. Gpdf uses xpdf code and is susceptible to the
 same vulnerability.
 
 The updated packages have been patched to prevent these problems.
 _______________________________________________________________________

 References:

  http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2005-0064
 ______________________________________________________________________

 Updated Packages:
  
 Mandrakelinux 10.0:
 fa03ef1a1d5a1784298d890e8cf09bd2  10.0/RPMS/gpdf-0.112-2.5.100mdk.i586.rpm
 dc1ff1ca81d1148e7524b3a53fe68197  10.0/SRPMS/gpdf-0.112-2.5.100mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrakelinux 10.0/AMD64:
 76dcd6cc6c50b284371ae17eef7112e1  amd64/10.0/RPMS/gpdf-0.112-2.5.100mdk.amd64.rpm
 dc1ff1ca81d1148e7524b3a53fe68197  amd64/10.0/SRPMS/gpdf-0.112-2.5.100mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrakelinux 10.1:
 56154e1310488f9ba89004a979ee3393  10.1/RPMS/gpdf-0.132-3.4.101mdk.i586.rpm
 391b99e6a4f37385493acde18209f85c  10.1/SRPMS/gpdf-0.132-3.4.101mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrakelinux 10.1/X86_64:
 e1ddd99a172f76393693e25f1a302a17  x86_64/10.1/RPMS/gpdf-0.132-3.4.101mdk.x86_64.rpm
 391b99e6a4f37385493acde18209f85c  x86_64/10.1/SRPMS/gpdf-0.132-3.4.101mdk.src.rpm

 Corporate Server 3.0:
 14b33a6547cf218481ba22a1ebd21b16  corporate/3.0/RPMS/gpdf-0.112-2.5.C30mdk.i586.rpm
 9fc41a46a4398ece01b369547aac6125  corporate/3.0/SRPMS/gpdf-0.112-2.5.C30mdk.src.rpm
 _______________________________________________________________________

 To upgrade automatically use MandrakeUpdate or urpmi.  The verification
 of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

 All packages are signed by Mandrakesoft for security.  You can obtain
 the GPG public key of the Mandrakelinux Security Team by executing:

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

 You can view other update advisories for Mandrakelinux at:

  http://www.mandrakesoft.com/security/advisories

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security_linux-mandrake.com

 Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
 pub  1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Linux Mandrake Security Team
  
 
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