Mandriva: Updated pdftohtml packages fix crafted pdf file vulnerability
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake The Adobe PDF specification 1.3, as implemented by xpdf 3.0.1 patch 2, kpdf in KDE before 3.5.5, and other products, allows remote attackers to have an unknown impact, possibly including denial of service (infinite loop), arbitrary code execution, or memory corruption, via a PDF file with a (1) crafted catalog dictionary or (2) a crafted Pages attribute that references an invalid page tree node. The updated packages have been patched to correct this problem.
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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDKSA-2007:019
 http://www.mandriva.com/security/
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 Package : pdftohtml
 Date    : January 18, 2007
 Affected: 2006.0, 2007.0
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 Problem Description:
 
 The Adobe PDF specification 1.3, as implemented by xpdf 3.0.1 patch 2,
 kpdf in KDE before 3.5.5, and other products, allows remote attackers
 to have an unknown impact, possibly including denial of service
 (infinite loop), arbitrary code execution, or memory corruption, via a
 PDF file with a (1) crafted catalog dictionary or (2) a crafted Pages
 attribute that references an invalid page tree node.

 The updated packages have been patched to correct this problem.
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 References:
 
 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-0104
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 Updated Packages:
 
 Mandriva Linux 2006.0:
 8c5528f9018b261887538d3dac6ce8bb  2006.0/i586/pdftohtml-0.36-2.2.20060mdk.i586.rpm 
 45b30c0ca9d4179097948e37e5cccb85  2006.0/SRPMS/pdftohtml-0.36-2.2.20060mdk.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2006.0/X86_64:
 784d32b1f0106db8b9ec1e5ad2bf3f7f  2006.0/x86_64/pdftohtml-0.36-2.2.20060mdk.x86_64.rpm 
 45b30c0ca9d4179097948e37e5cccb85  2006.0/SRPMS/pdftohtml-0.36-2.2.20060mdk.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2007.0:
 e76274c7e22d68f38a9e1ae97494f71f  2007.0/i586/pdftohtml-0.36-5.1mdv2007.0.i586.rpm 
 d52fb3abbff1579eb3ca70aacac01273  2007.0/SRPMS/pdftohtml-0.36-5.1mdv2007.0.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2007.0/X86_64:
 06be394049978fc5b4ecf512bc61d777  2007.0/x86_64/pdftohtml-0.36-5.1mdv2007.0.x86_64.rpm 
 d52fb3abbff1579eb3ca70aacac01273  2007.0/SRPMS/pdftohtml-0.36-5.1mdv2007.0.src.rpm
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 Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
 pub  1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team