Oracle Linux 4 : gpdf (ELSA-2009-0458)

High Nessus Plugin ID 67852

Synopsis

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.

Description

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2009:0458 :

An updated gpdf package that fixes multiple security issues is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.

This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

GPdf is a viewer for Portable Document Format (PDF) files.

Multiple integer overflow flaws were found in GPdf's JBIG2 decoder. An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause GPdf to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code when opened.
(CVE-2009-0147, CVE-2009-1179)

Multiple buffer overflow flaws were found in GPdf's JBIG2 decoder. An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause GPdf to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code when opened.
(CVE-2009-0146, CVE-2009-1182)

Multiple flaws were found in GPdf's JBIG2 decoder that could lead to the freeing of arbitrary memory. An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause GPdf to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code when opened. (CVE-2009-0166, CVE-2009-1180)

Multiple input validation flaws were found in GPdf's JBIG2 decoder. An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause GPdf to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code when opened.
(CVE-2009-0800)

Multiple denial of service flaws were found in GPdf's JBIG2 decoder.
An attacker could create a malicious PDF that would cause GPdf to crash when opened. (CVE-2009-0799, CVE-2009-1181, CVE-2009-1183)

Red Hat would like to thank Braden Thomas and Drew Yao of the Apple Product Security team, and Will Dormann of the CERT/CC for responsibly reporting these flaws.

Users are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which contains backported patches to correct these issues.

Solution

Update the affected gpdf package.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2009-April/000992.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 67852

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2009-0458.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/07/12

Updated: 2019/09/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:gpdf, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:4

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/OracleLinux, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/05/01

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/04/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0146, CVE-2009-0147, CVE-2009-0166, CVE-2009-0195, CVE-2009-0799, CVE-2009-0800, CVE-2009-1179, CVE-2009-1180, CVE-2009-1181, CVE-2009-1182, CVE-2009-1183, CVE-2009-3606

BID: 34568, 34791

RHSA: 2009:0458

CWE: 20, 119, 189, 399