FreeBSD : xpdf -- makeFileKey2() buffer overflow vulnerability (f755545e-6fcd-11d9-abec-00061bd2d56f)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

An iDEFENSE Security Advisory reports :

Remote exploitation of a buffer overflow vulnerability in the xpdf PDF
viewer included in multiple Unix and Linux distributions could allow
for arbitrary code execution as the user viewing a PDF file.

The vulnerability specifically exists due to insufficient bounds
checking while processing a PDF file that provides malicious values in
the /Encrypt /Length tag. The offending code can be found in the
Decrypt::makeFileKey2 function in the source file xpdf/Decrypt.cc.

See also :

http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=110608898221554
http://www.nessus.org/u?1e229778
http://www.nessus.org/u?df58595a

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19176 (freebsd_pkg_f755545e6fcd11d9abec00061bd2d56f.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0064

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