MDKSA-2005:136 - Updated gpdf packages fix vulnerability
Posted on: 08/11/2005 05:31 PM

The Mandriva Security Team has published a new security update: MDKSA-2005:136 - Updated gpdf packages fix vulnerability for Mandriva Linux.

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Mandriva Linux Security Update Advisory
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Package name: gpdf
Advisory ID: MDKSA-2005:136
Date: August 11th, 2005

Affected versions: 10.2
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Problem Description:

A vulnerability in the gpdf PDF viewer was discovered. An attacker
could construct a malicious PDF file that would cause gpdf to consume
all available disk space in /tmp when opened.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this problem.
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References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2005-2097
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Updated Packages:

Mandrakelinux 10.2:
1cffcdef7f8da773c40be8d1cfe80ac5 10.2/RPMS/gpdf-2.8.3-3.1.102mdk.i586.rpm
19a31d5279c577ec707c23f631a55bf0 10.2/SRPMS/gpdf-2.8.3-3.1.102mdk.src.rpm

Mandrakelinux 10.2/X86_64:
a1f9cce3bed064907a3ef957991b0137 x86_64/10.2/RPMS/gpdf-2.8.3-3.1.102mdk.x86_64.rpm
19a31d5279c577ec707c23f631a55bf0 x86_64/10.2/SRPMS/gpdf-2.8.3-3.1.102mdk.src.rpm
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To upgrade automatically use MandrakeUpdate or urpmi. The verification
of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

All packages are signed by Mandriva for security. You can obtain the
GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

security_(at)_mandriva.com
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Type Bits/KeyID Date User ID
pub 1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
<security*mandriva.com>

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