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Debian: New gpdf packages fix arbitrary code execution Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Debian It was discovered that an integer overflow in xpdf PDF viewer may lead to the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed PDF file is opened.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1354-1                                   Moritz Muehlenhoff
August 13th, 2007             
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Package        : gpdf
Vulnerability  : integer overflow
Problem type   : local (remote)
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2007-3387

It was discovered that an integer overflow in xpdf PDF viewer may lead
to the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed PDF file is opened.

gpdf includes a copy of the xpdf code and requires an update as well.

For the oldstable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.8.2-1.2sarge6.

The stable distribution (etch) no longer contains gpdf.

The unstable distribution (sid) no longer contains gpdf.

We recommend that you upgrade your gpdf packages.

Upgrade Instructions
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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 at the end of this advisory:

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
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  Source archives:
      Size/MD5 checksum:     1663 508dfe3e8af751e8ce4f9b0e5ab59889
      Size/MD5 checksum:    38814 708461f883679a3faacb5c3ea576b70c
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1245535 5ceb66aa95e51c4e1d6e10cb29560ff9

  Alpha architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   871844 17eff64fe6e84fd163d5572410840e47

  AMD64 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   795866 cee6613e8cc8fe7feffbea3090b3b2b4

  ARM architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   781972 efb47c5c872b054b5155fbbe8fe14657

  HP Precision architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   859960 52fc5ab1c1c7b0a337093196d08076af

  Intel IA-32 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   782330 2bf9259f3e7dad3ff6cb4b7d01a11a80

  Intel IA-64 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   958676 1c86665357e64afe5a7d61a75ff34cfc

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   746228 e192344892e794ceb6ba095edf51c04b

  Big endian MIPS architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   818722 5f67cb402dbf493ccf3ad1ad3dd135d3

  Little endian MIPS architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   811276 ae28c520096cd3ef94988f5ce0177693

  PowerPC architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   799928 feac7c0451a8e391a05ec67e45263376

  IBM S/390 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   776318 e8109413c0351d45e76099cb6061e33f

  Sun Sparc architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   764034 b473d9e4d5e4693eda7cbe3e93a6f7f0

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

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For apt-get: deb stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main
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