Debian DSA-1537-1 : xpdf - several vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Alin Rad Pop (Secunia) discovered a number of vulnerabilities in xpdf,
a set of tools for display and conversion of Portable Document Format
(PDF) files. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project
identifies the following three problems :

- CVE-2007-4352
Inadequate DCT stream validation allows an attacker to
corrupt memory and potentially execute arbitrary code by
supplying a maliciously crafted PDF file.

- CVE-2007-5392
An integer overflow vulnerability in DCT stream handling
could allow an attacker to overflow a heap buffer,
enabling the execution of arbitrary code.

- CVE-2007-5393
A buffer overflow vulnerability in xpdf's CCITT image
compression handlers allows overflow on the heap,
allowing an attacker to execute arbitrary code by
supplying a maliciously crafted CCITTFaxDecode filter.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade the xpdf packages.

For the stable distribution (etch), these problems have been fixed in
version 3.01-9.1+etch2.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Debian Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 31807 (debian_DSA-1537.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 26367

CVE ID: CVE-2007-4352