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Security update for kdegraphics3-pdf

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(Last modified: 13NOV2007)


solutions Security update for kdegraphics3-pdf SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (43ad7b3569dba59e7ba07677edc01cad)

Applies to

Package: kdegraphics3-pdf
Product(s): SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
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: 4682
Release: 20071113
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone should install this security update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

A number of vulnerabilities have been found in the xpdf code used by kpdf 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 -Fhv kdegraphics3-pdf.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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