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RedHat: Important: xpdf security update Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
RedHat Linux Updated xpdf packages that fix several security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3. Alin Rad Pop discovered several flaws in the handling of PDF files. An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause Xpdf to crash, or potentially execute arbitrary code when opened. 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: xpdf security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2007:1030-01
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-1030.html
Issue date:        2007-11-07
Updated on:        2007-11-07
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux
CVE Names:         CVE-2007-4033 CVE-2007-4352 CVE-2007-5392 
                   CVE-2007-5393 
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1. Summary:

Updated xpdf packages that fix several security issues are now available
for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3.

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 3 - i386, ia64, ppc, s390, s390x, x86_64
Red Hat Desktop version 3 - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 3 - i386, ia64, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 3 - i386, ia64, x86_64

3. Problem description:

Xpdf is an X Window System-based viewer for Portable Document Format (PDF)
files.

Alin Rad Pop discovered several flaws in the handling of PDF files. An
attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause Xpdf to crash,
or potentially execute arbitrary code when opened.  
(CVE-2007-4352, CVE-2007-5392, CVE-2007-5393)

A flaw was found in the t1lib library, used in the handling of Type 1
fonts. An attacker could create a malicious file that would cause Xpdf to
crash, or potentially execute arbitrary code when opened. (CVE-2007-4033)

Users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain
backported patches to resolve these issues.

4. Solution:

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

This update is available via Red Hat Network. Details on how to use
the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/FAQ_58_10188

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

345101 - CVE-2007-4352 xpdf memory corruption in DCTStream::readProgressiveDataUnit()
345111 - CVE-2007-5392 xpdf buffer overflow in DCTStream::reset()
345121 - CVE-2007-5393 xpdf buffer overflow in CCITTFaxStream::lookChar()
352271 - CVE-2007-4033 t1lib font filename string overflow

6. RPMs required:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 3:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3AS/en/os/SRPMS/xpdf-2.02-11.el3.src.rpm
c7190a0d95f4b3a71fa208dcf97155fc  xpdf-2.02-11.el3.src.rpm

i386:
25d6805b4e027543da4b7451dc7c1ccc  xpdf-2.02-11.el3.i386.rpm
6db545ceafdf849808df99d3e29eef6a  xpdf-debuginfo-2.02-11.el3.i386.rpm

ia64:
6b9c03d1eadd1eb8875cc099449ae533  xpdf-2.02-11.el3.ia64.rpm
5fe31f9cc0e76b30c545cf9f7ab695e7  xpdf-debuginfo-2.02-11.el3.ia64.rpm

ppc:
eccd1bcb8b7fda5ae5c21b8791aec769  xpdf-2.02-11.el3.ppc.rpm
108982aa9f679bfa3e7f71d56aefcaec  xpdf-debuginfo-2.02-11.el3.ppc.rpm

s390:
5893cabe5a5bdb457fd9cb848614afa6  xpdf-2.02-11.el3.s390.rpm
992f1d5e16255bbedc423b21769abde8  xpdf-debuginfo-2.02-11.el3.s390.rpm

s390x:
756789a71f09cdcade453fc651b33611  xpdf-2.02-11.el3.s390x.rpm
02d542d1d2898dd678e8e95441a31544  xpdf-debuginfo-2.02-11.el3.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
7f907b25b4b172db2c101270f089b3b9  xpdf-2.02-11.el3.x86_64.rpm
8b1a9f3aa41a99570f1e98ab9c2e80c4  xpdf-debuginfo-2.02-11.el3.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Desktop version 3:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3desktop/en/os/SRPMS/xpdf-2.02-11.el3.src.rpm
c7190a0d95f4b3a71fa208dcf97155fc  xpdf-2.02-11.el3.src.rpm

i386:
25d6805b4e027543da4b7451dc7c1ccc  xpdf-2.02-11.el3.i386.rpm
6db545ceafdf849808df99d3e29eef6a  xpdf-debuginfo-2.02-11.el3.i386.rpm

x86_64:
7f907b25b4b172db2c101270f089b3b9  xpdf-2.02-11.el3.x86_64.rpm
8b1a9f3aa41a99570f1e98ab9c2e80c4  xpdf-debuginfo-2.02-11.el3.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 3:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3ES/en/os/SRPMS/xpdf-2.02-11.el3.src.rpm
c7190a0d95f4b3a71fa208dcf97155fc  xpdf-2.02-11.el3.src.rpm

i386:
25d6805b4e027543da4b7451dc7c1ccc  xpdf-2.02-11.el3.i386.rpm
6db545ceafdf849808df99d3e29eef6a  xpdf-debuginfo-2.02-11.el3.i386.rpm

ia64:
6b9c03d1eadd1eb8875cc099449ae533  xpdf-2.02-11.el3.ia64.rpm
5fe31f9cc0e76b30c545cf9f7ab695e7  xpdf-debuginfo-2.02-11.el3.ia64.rpm

x86_64:
7f907b25b4b172db2c101270f089b3b9  xpdf-2.02-11.el3.x86_64.rpm
8b1a9f3aa41a99570f1e98ab9c2e80c4  xpdf-debuginfo-2.02-11.el3.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 3:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3WS/en/os/SRPMS/xpdf-2.02-11.el3.src.rpm
c7190a0d95f4b3a71fa208dcf97155fc  xpdf-2.02-11.el3.src.rpm

i386:
25d6805b4e027543da4b7451dc7c1ccc  xpdf-2.02-11.el3.i386.rpm
6db545ceafdf849808df99d3e29eef6a  xpdf-debuginfo-2.02-11.el3.i386.rpm

ia64:
6b9c03d1eadd1eb8875cc099449ae533  xpdf-2.02-11.el3.ia64.rpm
5fe31f9cc0e76b30c545cf9f7ab695e7  xpdf-debuginfo-2.02-11.el3.ia64.rpm

x86_64:
7f907b25b4b172db2c101270f089b3b9  xpdf-2.02-11.el3.x86_64.rpm
8b1a9f3aa41a99570f1e98ab9c2e80c4  xpdf-debuginfo-2.02-11.el3.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-2007-4033
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-4352
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-5392
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-5393
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important

8. Contact:

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

Copyright 2007 Red Hat, Inc.
 
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