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RedHat: Important: gpdf security update Print E-mail
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RedHat Linux An updated gpdf package that fixes several security issues is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4. This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.


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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Important: gpdf security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2006:0177-01
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0177.html
Issue date: 2006-01-11
Updated on: 2006-01-11
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux
CVE Names: CVE-2005-3624 CVE-2005-3625 CVE-2005-3626 CVE-2005-3627
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1. Summary:

An updated gpdf package that fixes several security issues is now available
for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.

This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 - i386, ia64, ppc, s390, s390x, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 4 - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4 - i386, ia64, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4 - i386, ia64, x86_64

3. Problem description:

gpdf is a GNOME based viewer for Portable Document Format (PDF) files.

Chris Evans discovered several flaws in the way gpdf processes PDF files.
An attacker could construct a carefully crafted PDF file that could cause
gpdf to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code when opened. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project assigned the names CVE-2005-3624,
CVE-2005-3625, CVE-2005-3626, and CVE-2005-3627 to these issues.

Users of gpdf should upgrade to this updated package, which contains a
backported patch to resolve these issues.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network,
launch the Red Hat Update Agent with the following command:

up2date

This will start an interactive process that will result in the appropriate
RPMs being upgraded on your system.

5. Bug IDs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

176865 - [RHEL4] CVE-2005-3624 Additional xpdf issues (CVE-2005-3625 CVE-2005-3626 CVE-2005-3627)


6. RPMs required:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4AS/en/os/SRPMS/gpdf-2.8.2-7.4.src.rpm
d4e3f5d7f7d0f2c44a090318bcec3879 gpdf-2.8.2-7.4.src.rpm

i386:
1a64ae076a42994da47ec6a8eb88b2fe gpdf-2.8.2-7.4.i386.rpm

ia64:
511bf1f06967c657101aaf1dc23e275c gpdf-2.8.2-7.4.ia64.rpm

ppc:
ab9ee41d5702747b9fa73aa0bafbd99a gpdf-2.8.2-7.4.ppc.rpm

s390:
deaab6eb19520a0bfad487a985b04dbf gpdf-2.8.2-7.4.s390.rpm

s390x:
7ef372149da122cad87cea1a87f165fe gpdf-2.8.2-7.4.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
4faf65a28e2f782807bf17e933b946af gpdf-2.8.2-7.4.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 4:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4Desktop/en/os/SRPMS/gpdf-2.8.2-7.4.src.rpm
d4e3f5d7f7d0f2c44a090318bcec3879 gpdf-2.8.2-7.4.src.rpm

i386:
1a64ae076a42994da47ec6a8eb88b2fe gpdf-2.8.2-7.4.i386.rpm

x86_64:
4faf65a28e2f782807bf17e933b946af gpdf-2.8.2-7.4.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4ES/en/os/SRPMS/gpdf-2.8.2-7.4.src.rpm
d4e3f5d7f7d0f2c44a090318bcec3879 gpdf-2.8.2-7.4.src.rpm

i386:
1a64ae076a42994da47ec6a8eb88b2fe gpdf-2.8.2-7.4.i386.rpm

ia64:
511bf1f06967c657101aaf1dc23e275c gpdf-2.8.2-7.4.ia64.rpm

x86_64:
4faf65a28e2f782807bf17e933b946af gpdf-2.8.2-7.4.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4WS/en/os/SRPMS/gpdf-2.8.2-7.4.src.rpm
d4e3f5d7f7d0f2c44a090318bcec3879 gpdf-2.8.2-7.4.src.rpm

i386:
1a64ae076a42994da47ec6a8eb88b2fe gpdf-2.8.2-7.4.i386.rpm

ia64:
511bf1f06967c657101aaf1dc23e275c gpdf-2.8.2-7.4.ia64.rpm

x86_64:
4faf65a28e2f782807bf17e933b946af gpdf-2.8.2-7.4.x86_64.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://www.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

7. References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-3624
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-3625
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-3626
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-3627

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is . More contact
details at https://www.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2006 Red Hat, Inc. 
 
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