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Fedora Core 4 Update: xpdf-3.01-0.FC4.8 Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Fedora xpdf contains a heap based buffer overflow in the splash rasterizer engine that can crash kpdf or even execute arbitrary code. Users impacted by these issues, should update to this new package release.
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2006-104
2006-02-10
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Product     : Fedora Core 4
Name        : xpdf
Version     : 3.01                      
Release     : 0.FC4.8                  
Summary     : A PDF file viewer for the X Window System.
Description :
Xpdf is an X Window System based viewer for Portable Document Format
(PDF) files. Xpdf is a small and efficient program which uses
standard X fonts.

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Update Information:

xpdf contains a heap based buffer overflow in the splash
rasterizer engine that can crash kpdf or even execute
arbitrary code.

Users impacted by these issues, should update to this new
package release.
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* Tue Feb  7 2006 Than Ngo  1:3.01-0.FC4.8
- apply official patch to fix buffer overflow issue in the xpdf codebase
  when handling splash images CVE-2006-0301 (#179047).
* Fri Jan 27 2006 Than Ngo  1:3.01-0.FC4.7
- apply patch to fix buffer overflow issue in the xpdf codebase
  when handling splash images CVE-2006-0301 (#179047).

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This update can be downloaded from:
  http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/updates/4/

aea6ed92fb72a3f6674e77f6d973d6227a174385  SRPMS/xpdf-3.01-0.FC4.8.src.rpm
39f47f83421e36ff6b5ab0713ca792555eaac2d3  ppc/xpdf-3.01-0.FC4.8.ppc.rpm
9b557fbbd3a8ae434c2f0ad244fa1bcf7dabe6fa  ppc/debug/xpdf-debuginfo-3.01-0.FC4.8.ppc.rpm
565e4e6eefaad8c740db501fbe87424c21cb32ea  x86_64/xpdf-3.01-0.FC4.8.x86_64.rpm
91fd44a731cd12ff96e76b34381c047465af3983  x86_64/debug/xpdf-debuginfo-3.01-0.FC4.8.x86_64.rpm
4d4190ad7743c84acc0ad2070ae6ece97dab7232  i386/xpdf-3.01-0.FC4.8.i386.rpm
6e39fde98f929e680ee931cc5146a23d6e7e9c67  i386/debug/xpdf-debuginfo-3.01-0.FC4.8.i386.rpm

This update can be installed with the 'yum' update program.  Use 'yum update
package-name' at the command line.  For more information, refer to 'Managing
Software with yum,' available at http://fedora.redhat.com/docs/yum/.
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