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Debian: New pdfkit.framework packages fix denial of service Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Debian Updated package.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 972-1                     security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                             Martin Schulze
February 15th, 2006                     http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : pdfkit.framework
Vulnerability  : buffer overflows
Problem type   : local (remote)
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2006-0301

SuSE researchers discovered heap overflow errors in xpdf, the Portable
Document Format (PDF) suite, which is also present in
pdfkit.framework, the GNUstep framework for rendering PDF content, and
which can allow attackers to cause a denial of service by crashing the
application or possibly execute arbitrary code.

The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain pdfkit.framework
packages.

For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
version 0.8-2sarge2.

For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
version 0.8-4 by switching to poppler.

We recommend that you upgrade your pdfkit.framework package.


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 3.1 alias sarge
- --------------------------------

  Source archives:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/pdfkit.framework/pdfkit.framework_0.8-2sarge2.dsc
      Size/MD5 checksum:      725 7f73aebe47f6276e59274a791dbf9f1d
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/pdfkit.framework/pdfkit.framework_0.8-2sarge2.diff.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:     6014 04f72fb2031311bbf6bf433e440a18e7
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/pdfkit.framework/pdfkit.framework_0.8.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1780533 7676643ff78a0602c10bfb97fe0bd448

  Alpha architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/pdfkit.framework/pdfkit.framework_0.8-2sarge2_alpha.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1822048 8321e3be8a859346ecbe90a5d80083ce

  AMD64 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/pdfkit.framework/pdfkit.framework_0.8-2sarge2_amd64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1796860 5776df0db71190ae3f8557665079dfef

  ARM architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/pdfkit.framework/pdfkit.framework_0.8-2sarge2_arm.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1756204 6aa00d8b3cb35e825bd57a531f1d8bce

  Intel IA-32 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/pdfkit.framework/pdfkit.framework_0.8-2sarge2_i386.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1750532 4c22f6c78b52e7ce2b0ae0e1eaf002d6

  Intel IA-64 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/pdfkit.framework/pdfkit.framework_0.8-2sarge2_ia64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1981414 cad4fb0db7635253e96995f3b6e651ed

  HP Precision architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/pdfkit.framework/pdfkit.framework_0.8-2sarge2_hppa.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1862592 330d89f3ee48fed31d74a726cfaf6fcc

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/pdfkit.framework/pdfkit.framework_0.8-2sarge2_m68k.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1785864 a15ba6704bf5e19a279721a9f2251e00

  Big endian MIPS architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/pdfkit.framework/pdfkit.framework_0.8-2sarge2_mips.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1769322 f718f5753e07c63ce3e724d72550c77c

  Little endian MIPS architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/pdfkit.framework/pdfkit.framework_0.8-2sarge2_mipsel.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1754998 ebc4a7863f86273a524fd88ae0f3778d

  PowerPC architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/pdfkit.framework/pdfkit.framework_0.8-2sarge2_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1770960 f24d246b3887c84b54cd261ec881c86c

  IBM S/390 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/pdfkit.framework/pdfkit.framework_0.8-2sarge2_s390.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1804896 053d61ae24a468c8361f12746f512260

  Sun Sparc architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/p/pdfkit.framework/pdfkit.framework_0.8-2sarge2_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1780072 f82233c57040266da7ce18bb5708eafe


  These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
  its next update.

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For apt-get: deb http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
 
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