[Security Announce] [ MDKSA-2007:220 ] - Updated gpdf packages fix vulnerabilities
Posted on: 11/15/2007 11:35 PM

The Mandriva Security Team published a new security update for Mandriva Linux. Here the announcement:

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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory MDKSA-2007:220
http://www.mandriva.com/security/
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Package : gpdf
Date : November 15, 2007
Affected: Corporate 3.0
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Problem Description:

Alin Rad Pop found several flaws in how PDF files are handled in gpdf.
An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause gpdf
to crash or potentially execute arbitrary code when opened.

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

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-4352
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-5392
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-5393
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Updated Packages:

Corporate 3.0:
526dfea41ec1b8937170fdbcbf79e616 corporate/3.0/i586/gpdf-0.112-2.9.C30mdk.i586.rpm
1fa025a5f8dea5ec889622f8fb35af05 corporate/3.0/SRPMS/gpdf-0.112-2.9.C30mdk.src.rpm

Corporate 3.0/X86_64:
043bd32c2f907b8f9d379d34d6b796e3 corporate/3.0/x86_64/gpdf-0.112-2.9.C30mdk.x86_64.rpm
1fa025a5f8dea5ec889622f8fb35af05 corporate/3.0/SRPMS/gpdf-0.112-2.9.C30mdk.src.rpm
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To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate 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
lt;security*mandriva.comgt;
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