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Mandriva: Updated gpdf 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 gpdf. An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause gpdf to crash or potentially execute arbitrary code when opened. The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDKSA-2007:220
 http://www.mandriva.com/security/
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Package : gpdf
 Date    : November 15, 2007
 Affected: Corporate 3.0
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Problem Description:
 
 Alin Rad Pop found several flaws in how PDF files are handled in gpdf.
 An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause gpdf
 to crash or potentially execute arbitrary code when opened.
 
 The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
 _______________________________________________________________________

 References:
 
 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
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Updated Packages:
 
 Corporate 3.0:
 526dfea41ec1b8937170fdbcbf79e616  corporate/3.0/i586/gpdf-0.112-2.9.C30mdk.i586.rpm 
 1fa025a5f8dea5ec889622f8fb35af05  corporate/3.0/SRPMS/gpdf-0.112-2.9.C30mdk.src.rpm

 Corporate 3.0/X86_64:
 043bd32c2f907b8f9d379d34d6b796e3  corporate/3.0/x86_64/gpdf-0.112-2.9.C30mdk.x86_64.rpm 
 1fa025a5f8dea5ec889622f8fb35af05  corporate/3.0/SRPMS/gpdf-0.112-2.9.C30mdk.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 pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

 You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security_(at)_mandriva.com
 _______________________________________________________________________

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