GLSA-200501-32 : KPdf, KOffice: Stack overflow in included Xpdf code

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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-200501-32
(KPdf, KOffice: Stack overflow in included Xpdf code)

KPdf and KOffice both include Xpdf code to handle PDF files. Xpdf
is vulnerable to a new stack overflow, as described in GLSA 200501-28.

Impact :

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

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :


Solution :

All KPdf users should upgrade to the latest version of
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose kde-base/kdegraphics
All KOffice users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose app-office/koffice

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 16423 (gentoo_GLSA-200501-32.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0064

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