GLSA-200512-08 : Xpdf, GPdf, CUPS, Poppler: Multiple vulnerabilities

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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-200512-08
(Xpdf, GPdf, CUPS, Poppler: Multiple vulnerabilities)

infamous41md discovered that several Xpdf functions lack sufficient
boundary checking, resulting in multiple exploitable buffer overflows.

Impact :

An attacker could entice a user to open a specially-crafted PDF file
which would trigger an overflow, potentially resulting in execution of
arbitrary code with the rights of the user running Xpdf, CUPS, GPdf or
Poppler.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200512-08.xml

Solution :

All Xpdf users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-text/xpdf-3.01-r2'
All GPdf users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-text/gpdf-2.10.0-r2'
All Poppler users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose app-text/poppler
All CUPS users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-print/cups-1.1.23-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: 20328 (gentoo_GLSA-200512-08.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-3191
CVE-2005-3192
CVE-2005-3193