Ubuntu 5.10 : tetex-bin vulnerability (USN-410-2)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

USN-410-1 fixed vulnerabilities in the poppler PDF loader library.
This update provides the corresponding updates for a copy of this code
in tetex-bin in Ubuntu 5.10. Versions of tetex-bin after Ubuntu 5.10
use poppler directly and do not need a separate update.

The poppler PDF loader library did not limit the recursion depth of
the page model tree. By tricking a user into opening a specially
crafter PDF file, this could be exploited to trigger an infinite loop
and eventually crash an application that uses this library.

Solution :

Update the affected libkpathsea-dev, libkpathsea3 and / or tetex-bin
packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27999 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-0104