GLSA-200501-17 : KPdf, KOffice: More vulnerabilities in included Xpdf

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200501-17
(KPdf, KOffice: More vulnerabilities in included Xpdf)

KPdf and KOffice both include Xpdf code to handle PDF files. Xpdf is
vulnerable to multiple new integer overflows, as described in GLSA
200412-24.

Impact :

An attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted PDF file,
potentially resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the
rights of the user running the affected utility.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200412-24.xml
http://kde.org/info/security/advisory-20041223-1.txt
http://koffice.kde.org/security/2004_xpdf_integer_overflow_2.php
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200501-17.xml

Solution :

All KPdf users should upgrade to the latest version of kdegraphics:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose kde-base/kdegraphics
All KOffice users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose app-office/koffice

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 16408 (gentoo_GLSA-200501-17.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-1125