GLSA-200412-24 : Xpdf, GPdf: New integer overflows

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200412-24
(Xpdf, GPdf: New integer overflows)

A new integer overflow issue was discovered in Xpdf's
Gfx::doImage() function.

Impact :

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

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All Xpdf users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-text/xpdf-3.00-r7'
All GPdf users should also upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-text/gpdf-2.8.1-r1'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 16066 (gentoo_GLSA-200412-24.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-1125

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