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Mandriva: Updated xpdf packages fix vulnerabilities Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake Alin Rad Pop found several flaws in how PDF files are handled in xpdf. An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause xpdf to crash or potentially execute arbitrary code when opened. The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDKSA-2007:219
 Package : xpdf
 Date    : November 15, 2007
 Affected: 2007.1, 2008.0, Corporate 3.0, Corporate 4.0
 Problem Description:
 Alin Rad Pop found several flaws in how PDF files are handled in xpdf.
 An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause xpdf
 to crash or potentially execute arbitrary code when opened.
 The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

 Updated Packages:
 Mandriva Linux 2007.1:
 84beae3df3a7d401436830b6f2a674a4  2007.1/i586/xpdf-3.02-1.3mdv2007.1.i586.rpm
 4d8e70228832c64e7f3918366af039f9  2007.1/i586/xpdf-tools-3.02-1.3mdv2007.1.i586.rpm 
 367f5f2af7a42a5d8f12f6be791c43a6  2007.1/SRPMS/xpdf-3.02-1.3mdv2007.1.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2007.1/X86_64:
 7f3cbb53f9f1cc6c3d870087f8b41fd7  2007.1/x86_64/xpdf-3.02-1.3mdv2007.1.x86_64.rpm
 d585f49400a9e535624dc4fd901ededc  2007.1/x86_64/xpdf-tools-3.02-1.3mdv2007.1.x86_64.rpm 
 367f5f2af7a42a5d8f12f6be791c43a6  2007.1/SRPMS/xpdf-3.02-1.3mdv2007.1.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2008.0:
 53a9655e26057cefad52fc64f522476a  2008.0/i586/xpdf-3.02-8.1mdv2008.0.i586.rpm
 8bac2df1a50f44e9ae2fcc1d79925921  2008.0/i586/xpdf-common-3.02-8.1mdv2008.0.i586.rpm
 3fadcbe185699666c3e5e04d0e9829d2  2008.0/i586/xpdf-tools-3.02-8.1mdv2008.0.i586.rpm 
 f742203205a23da363628822fb68c89b  2008.0/SRPMS/xpdf-3.02-8.1mdv2008.0.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2008.0/X86_64:
 7c26280a3afa5ee7642e4b349248f84a  2008.0/x86_64/xpdf-3.02-8.1mdv2008.0.x86_64.rpm
 82d23a665b490187655c9d56645a3dac  2008.0/x86_64/xpdf-common-3.02-8.1mdv2008.0.x86_64.rpm
 a87a083a3e325de5932d12eb9279afb4  2008.0/x86_64/xpdf-tools-3.02-8.1mdv2008.0.x86_64.rpm 
 f742203205a23da363628822fb68c89b  2008.0/SRPMS/xpdf-3.02-8.1mdv2008.0.src.rpm

 Corporate 3.0:
 0d6fc02962af59126e8555a9ceee1232  corporate/3.0/i586/xpdf-3.02-0.1.C30mdk.i586.rpm
 805158fdda5e8503ab82b284d9713a80  corporate/3.0/i586/xpdf-tools-3.02-0.1.C30mdk.i586.rpm 
 d8e06ac57ee49969bafaea2aab61362b  corporate/3.0/SRPMS/xpdf-3.02-0.1.C30mdk.src.rpm

 Corporate 3.0/X86_64:
 2ee284bb47436d10dc76f17c83ed9a0b  corporate/3.0/x86_64/xpdf-3.02-0.1.C30mdk.x86_64.rpm
 81821c76942a3bdcee9a0c9898f22417  corporate/3.0/x86_64/xpdf-tools-3.02-0.1.C30mdk.x86_64.rpm 
 d8e06ac57ee49969bafaea2aab61362b  corporate/3.0/SRPMS/xpdf-3.02-0.1.C30mdk.src.rpm

 Corporate 4.0:
 6f9bbe3195219b867fa39c12905809a2  corporate/4.0/i586/xpdf-3.02-0.1.20060mlcs4.i586.rpm
 0fd83b6a5f1b16f45ee94230d89159e3  corporate/4.0/i586/xpdf-tools-3.02-0.1.20060mlcs4.i586.rpm 
 5f75c600f427467d1c30caad8d089c25  corporate/4.0/SRPMS/xpdf-3.02-0.1.20060mlcs4.src.rpm

 Corporate 4.0/X86_64:
 0d9c422f269476c2f155b5074e3aa21d  corporate/4.0/x86_64/xpdf-3.02-0.1.20060mlcs4.x86_64.rpm
 91ff8618aa404e61f086f744e23f1ee2  corporate/4.0/x86_64/xpdf-tools-3.02-0.1.20060mlcs4.x86_64.rpm 
 5f75c600f427467d1c30caad8d089c25  corporate/4.0/SRPMS/xpdf-3.02-0.1.20060mlcs4.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 0x22458A98

 You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact


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