CentOS Update for xpdf CESA-2009:0430 centos3 i386

Published: 2011-08-09 06:20:34
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'xpdf' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Affected Versions:
xpdf on CentOS 3

Technical Details:
Xpdf is an X Window System based viewer for Portable Document Format (PDF) files. Multiple integer overflow flaws were found in Xpdf's JBIG2 decoder. An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause Xpdf to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code when opened. (CVE-2009-0147, CVE-2009-1179) Multiple buffer overflow flaws were found in Xpdf's JBIG2 decoder. An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause Xpdf to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code when opened. (CVE-2009-0146, CVE-2009-1182) Multiple flaws were found in Xpdf's JBIG2 decoder that could lead to the freeing of arbitrary memory. An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause Xpdf to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code when opened. (CVE-2009-0166, CVE-2009-1180) Multiple input validation flaws were found in Xpdf's JBIG2 decoder. An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause Xpdf to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code when opened. (CVE-2009-0800) Multiple denial of service flaws were found in Xpdf's JBIG2 decoder. An attacker could create a malicious PDF that would cause Xpdf 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 Linux Distribution Package, which contains backported patches to correct these issues.

Recommendations:
Please install the updated Linux Distribution Packages.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-0146
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-0147
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-0166
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-0799
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-0800
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-1179
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-1180
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-1181
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-1182
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-1183

References:

http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2009-April/015784.html

Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5
Published
2011-08-09
Modified
2019-03-15
Category
CentOS Local Security Checks

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