Debian: New xpdf packages fix arbitrary code execution
Posted by Joseph Shakespeare   
Debian iDEFENSE has reported a buffer overflow in xpdf, the portable document format (PDF) suite. A maliciously crafted PDF file could exploit this problem, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 648-1                     security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                             Martin Schulze
January 19th, 2005                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : xpdf
Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
Problem-Type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CAN-2005-0064

iDEFENSE has reported a buffer overflow in xpdf, the portable document
format (PDF) suite.  A maliciously crafted PDF file could exploit this
problem, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code.

For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.00-3.4.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 3.00-12.

We recommend that you upgrade your xpdf package.


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 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 3.0 alias woody
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  Source archives:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf_1.00-3.4.dsc
      Size/MD5 checksum:      706 635d7c4eae9655d8a3377d8eed6cb2d1
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf_1.00-3.4.diff.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:    10726 0267c0fd7ffecd48dd888e170953a480
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf_1.00.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:   397750 81f3c381cef729e4b6f4ce21cf5bbf3c

  Architecture independent components:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-common_1.00-3.4_all.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    38654 d163325cae5a83d1f9ef2022242c731d
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf_1.00-3.4_all.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:     1286 14b9041fb706c9dcf9a72a7a2d616498

  Alpha architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.4_alpha.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   570826 cf720966e539a765617002f4b4f5173f
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.4_alpha.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1045624 0515266a4c09a1f3d271c37de5642b7b

  ARM architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.4_arm.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   487114 64e64f1224c36ec480df57aaa8862464
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.4_arm.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   886366 6295a2ce46f4fa28821ea140774bfb6e

  Intel IA-32 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.4_i386.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   449350 0967c7b29b81f78e9da2cdc889abb615
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.4_i386.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   827852 f4d7c558370100c774ebfaa82954b83d

  Intel IA-64 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.4_ia64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   682306 25b464ea05a8f598f08bcbdedf7170f4
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.4_ia64.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1227886 c5f8725564e5dac40e9a3e36d7cdb068

  HP Precision architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.4_hppa.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   563840 d1dd472effb32d5134a23f30c3fd2580
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.4_hppa.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1032718 5beab4427ebdb90e330b4c6f8f8d1d07

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.4_m68k.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   427492 052dad490755f8875e01dc93f1bc4fe5
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.4_m68k.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   794424 6670b3f46279a6a65c46b19f184195b9

  Big endian MIPS architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.4_mips.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   555248 183c3ba8ae860fa97a04e78dbdb79907
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.4_mips.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1016592 dbbd8df3a721fe6f8fd2111d39a6398d

  Little endian MIPS architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.4_mipsel.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   546180 3651e279ad35be576904a273ccc97e82
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.4_mipsel.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   998826 d43a48dd2e29d83d6c8cd82c7b8eaede

  PowerPC architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.4_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   470234 61843ddd6fd49a125b2de4ed3520aa81
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.4_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   859834 e8ecff5500bee7ea36c30a2f60f27a2c

  IBM S/390 architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.4_s390.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   429954 d87f372421dda1c197110de91bc0aa96
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.4_s390.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   785678 64e863e6d800d87a506f2325028a3dcf

  Sun Sparc architecture:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.4_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   443762 3d07a1c14b76f02dcd66c6e3049210b0
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.4_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   809722 e9f738b1b4c5f06a605d828e4120278e


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

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