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Security update for poppler

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(Last modified: 08NOV2007)


solutions Security update for poppler SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (3867a5092daac43cd6a92e6107d9fbce)

Applies to

Package: poppler
poppler-devel
poppler-glib
poppler-qt
Product(s): SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for x86
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for IPF
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for IBM zSeries
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for X86-64
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IPF
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IBM POWER
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Zypp-Patch-Number: 4630
Release: 20071108
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone using poppler should install this security update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

A number of vulnerabilities have been found in the xpdf used by poppler which could be exploited, potentially remotely, by tricking the user to view a specially crafted PDF file.
The vulnerabilities are in the source code file Stream.cc and may allow execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user viewing the PDF. Specifically, these are an array indexing error leading to memory corruption (CVE-2007-4352), a possible integer overflow causing to a buffer overflow (CVE-2007-5392) and a boundary check error that can also cause a buffer overflow (CVE-2007-5393).

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh poppler.rpm poppler-devel.rpm poppler-glib.rpm poppler-qt.rpm

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