GLSA-200502-10 : pdftohtml: 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-200502-10
(pdftohtml: Vulnerabilities in included Xpdf)

Xpdf is vulnerable to a buffer overflow, as described in GLSA
200501-28.

Impact :

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

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200501-28.xml
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200502-10.xml

Solution :

All pdftohtml users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-text/pdftohtml-0.36-r3'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 16447 (gentoo_GLSA-200502-10.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0064