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Mandriva: Updated xpdf packages fixes heap-based buffer overflow vulnerability Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake Heap-based buffer overflow in Splash.cc in xpdf allows attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted splash images that produce certain values that exceed the width or height of the associated bitmap. The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDKSA-2006:032
 http://www.mandriva.com/security/
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Package : xpdf
 Date    : February 2, 2006
 Affected: 2006.0, Corporate 3.0
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Problem Description:
 
 Heap-based buffer overflow in Splash.cc in xpdf allows attackers to
 cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via
 crafted splash images that produce certain values that exceed the width
 or height of the associated bitmap.
 
 The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
 _______________________________________________________________________

 References:
 
 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-0301
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Updated Packages:
 
 Mandriva Linux 2006.0:
 21b6cae8bc6307f990b3358019d9b618  2006.0/RPMS/xpdf-3.01-1.2.20060mdk.i586.rpm
 bb57f993783c281c8eec21627457aa2c  2006.0/SRPMS/xpdf-3.01-1.2.20060mdk.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2006.0/X86_64:
 f170257a90c5130f3b363abe9f215ed8  x86_64/2006.0/RPMS/xpdf-3.01-1.2.20060mdk.x86_64.rpm
 bb57f993783c281c8eec21627457aa2c  x86_64/2006.0/SRPMS/xpdf-3.01-1.2.20060mdk.src.rpm

 Corporate 3.0:
 cf0b4100d5c0b55b2ce53256226a2b47  corporate/3.0/RPMS/xpdf-3.00-5.8.C30mdk.i586.rpm
 cee7a22a052ea85fc57388a801188ea3  corporate/3.0/SRPMS/xpdf-3.00-5.8.C30mdk.src.rpm

 Corporate 3.0/X86_64:
 8fcdf6bd62ac3a8d634c701311cdcf11  x86_64/corporate/3.0/RPMS/xpdf-3.00-5.8.C30mdk.x86_64.rpm
 cee7a22a052ea85fc57388a801188ea3  x86_64/corporate/3.0/SRPMS/xpdf-3.00-5.8.C30mdk.src.rpm
 _______________________________________________________________________

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

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

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

 You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

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

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security_(at)_mandriva.com
 _______________________________________________________________________

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