DSA 648-1: New xpdf packages fix arbitrary code execution
Posted on: 01/19/2005 04:38 PM

New xpdf packages are available for Debian GNU/Linux

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Debian Security Advisory DSA 648-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Martin Schulze
January 19th, 2005 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : xpdf
Vulnerability : buffer overflow
Problem-Type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CAN-2005-0064

iDEFENSE has reported a buffer overflow in xpdf, the portable document format (PDF) suite. A maliciously crafted PDF file could exploit this problem, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code.

For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 1.00-3.4.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version 3.00-12.

We recommend that you upgrade your xpdf package.

Upgrade Instructions
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wget url
will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the footer to the proper configuration.


Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody
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Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf_1.00-3.4.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 706 635d7c4eae9655d8a3377d8eed6cb2d1
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf_1.00-3.4.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 10726 0267c0fd7ffecd48dd888e170953a480
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf_1.00.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 397750 81f3c381cef729e4b6f4ce21cf5bbf3c

Architecture independent components:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-common_1.00-3.4_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 38654 d163325cae5a83d1f9ef2022242c731d
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf_1.00-3.4_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1286 14b9041fb706c9dcf9a72a7a2d616498

Alpha architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.4_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 570826 cf720966e539a765617002f4b4f5173f
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.4_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1045624 0515266a4c09a1f3d271c37de5642b7b

ARM architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.4_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 487114 64e64f1224c36ec480df57aaa8862464
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.4_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 886366 6295a2ce46f4fa28821ea140774bfb6e

Intel IA-32 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.4_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 449350 0967c7b29b81f78e9da2cdc889abb615
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.4_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 827852 f4d7c558370100c774ebfaa82954b83d

Intel IA-64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.4_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 682306 25b464ea05a8f598f08bcbdedf7170f4
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.4_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1227886 c5f8725564e5dac40e9a3e36d7cdb068

HP Precision architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.4_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 563840 d1dd472effb32d5134a23f30c3fd2580
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.4_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1032718 5beab4427ebdb90e330b4c6f8f8d1d07

Motorola 680x0 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.4_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 427492 052dad490755f8875e01dc93f1bc4fe5
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.4_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 794424 6670b3f46279a6a65c46b19f184195b9

Big endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.4_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 555248 183c3ba8ae860fa97a04e78dbdb79907
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.4_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1016592 dbbd8df3a721fe6f8fd2111d39a6398d

Little endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.4_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 546180 3651e279ad35be576904a273ccc97e82
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.4_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 998826 d43a48dd2e29d83d6c8cd82c7b8eaede

PowerPC architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.4_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 470234 61843ddd6fd49a125b2de4ed3520aa81
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.4_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 859834 e8ecff5500bee7ea36c30a2f60f27a2c

IBM S/390 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.4_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 429954 d87f372421dda1c197110de91bc0aa96
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.4_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 785678 64e863e6d800d87a506f2325028a3dcf

Sun Sparc architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.4_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 443762 3d07a1c14b76f02dcd66c6e3049210b0
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.4_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 809722 e9f738b1b4c5f06a605d828e4120278e


These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on its next update.


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