Fedora Core 4 Update: xpdf-3.00-20.FC4.2
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Fedora A flaw was discovered in Xpdf in that an attacker could construct a carefully crafted PDF file that would cause Xpdf to consume all available disk space in /tmp when opened.
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2005-729
2005-08-15
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Product     : Fedora Core 4
Name        : xpdf
Version     : 3.00                      
Release     : 20.FC4.2                  
Summary     : A PDF file viewer for the X Window System.
Description :
Xpdf is an X Window System based viewer for Portable Document Format
(PDF) files. Xpdf is a small and efficient program which uses
standard X fonts.

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Update Information:

A flaw was discovered in Xpdf in that an attacker could
construct a carefully crafted PDF file that would cause
Xpdf to consume all available disk space in /tmp when
opened. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project
assigned the name CAN-2005-2097 to this issue.

Users of xpdf should upgrade to this updated package, which 
contains a patch to resolve this issue. 
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* Wed Jul 27 2005 Than Ngo  1:3.00-20.FC4.2
- better patch to fix CAN-2005-2097, #163918
- fix build problem with gcc4

* Tue Jul 26 2005 Than Ngo  3.00-20.FC4.1
- backport patch to fix xpdf DoS, CAN-2005-2097, #163918
- fix xpdf crash #163807


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This update can be downloaded from:
  http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/updates/4/

45702d839a744d7e47a1fe03bf6e4e40  SRPMS/xpdf-3.00-20.FC4.2.src.rpm
1a726ed1bd8b5dc3141a1614258ebff1  ppc/xpdf-3.00-20.FC4.2.ppc.rpm
61348dbd1b1c3d798f6862446242a7ec  ppc/debug/xpdf-debuginfo-3.00-20.FC4.2.ppc.rpm
ff2f134d6361527f9d18d94e46796ebf  x86_64/xpdf-3.00-20.FC4.2.x86_64.rpm
11e6090deb68034abb58429a1c415d46 
x86_64/debug/xpdf-debuginfo-3.00-20.FC4.2.x86_64.rpm
db028d8f8f8d8242e6ccccdeb26408c7  i386/xpdf-3.00-20.FC4.2.i386.rpm
2aafd3c99dc2931060df6e7aedacff9a  i386/debug/xpdf-debuginfo-3.00-20.FC4.2.i386.rpm

This update can also be installed with the Update Agent; you can
launch the Update Agent with the 'up2date' command.  
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