GLSA-200412-02 : PDFlib: Multiple overflows in the included TIFF library

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200412-02
(PDFlib: Multiple overflows in the included TIFF library)

The TIFF library is subject to several known vulnerabilities (see
GLSA 200410-11). Most of these overflows also apply to PDFlib.

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user or web application to
process a carefully crafted PDF file or TIFF image using a
PDFlib-powered program. This can potentially lead to the execution of
arbitrary code with the rights of the program processing the file.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All PDFlib users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/pdflib-5.0.4_p1'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 15906 (gentoo_GLSA-200412-02.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0803