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Debian: New xpdf packages fix arbitrary code execution

Chris Evans discovered several integer overflows in xpdf, a viewer for PDF files, which can be exploited remotely by a specially crafted PDF document and lead to the execution of arbitrary code. Fixed packages are available from security.debian.org.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 581-1                     security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                             Martin Schulze
November 2nd, 2004                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : xpdf
Vulnerability  : integer overflows
Problem-Type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CAN-2004-0888
Debian Bug     : 278298

Chris Evans discovered several integer overflows in xpdf, a viewer for
PDF files, which can be exploited remotely by a specially crafted PDF
document and lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

For the stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in
version 1.00-3.2.

For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
version 3.00-9.

We recommend that you upgrade your xpdf package.

Upgrade Instructions
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wget url
       will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
       will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
       will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
       will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.

Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody
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 Source archives:

   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf_1.00-3.2.dsc
     Size/MD5 checksum:      706 9f5d7d51a4bc6d71a06dd4a5f02f3729
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf_1.00-3.2.diff.gz
     Size/MD5 checksum:    10058 15d41abe3fa8a2d78c6b041c748f208e
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf_1.00.orig.tar.gz
     Size/MD5 checksum:   397750 81f3c381cef729e4b6f4ce21cf5bbf3c

 Architecture independent components:

   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-common_1.00-3.2_all.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:    38514 c09d234c1a76172cb43a97856de16b2d
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf_1.00-3.2_all.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:     1292 3fec4c8ebb50145440c5036c1a7e293d

 Alpha architecture:

   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.2_alpha.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   570922 67ff32dd5a579977a931445ed893d085
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.2_alpha.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:  1045100 884ede86ce33bda2ac61bb70e45020d6

 ARM architecture:

   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.2_arm.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   487036 8b1e20731ab6733ba9407fbdcfdda7eb
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.2_arm.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   886032 b1bf52b32ab24c5a6f27a10284af8a19

 Intel IA-32 architecture:

   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.2_i386.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   449348 d4df5561128f35da0d12b0308c0fb0fd
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.2_i386.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   827652 54710c21c73a005b5733cc0b2ebd8fc1

 Intel IA-64 architecture:

   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.2_ia64.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   682162 52cf660fd4aa6e34a567cc2c4b35f602
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.2_ia64.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:  1227894 ec5525ea02b45edbc77d9aa92a9f15d9

 HP Precision architecture:

   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.2_hppa.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   563642 787e6969b5523b594ba48757e648e63f
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.2_hppa.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:  1032382 3d5b816589415127a6b339bb564d4617

 Motorola 680x0 architecture:

   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.2_m68k.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   427490 c389ebf13a5cac9aa9198d8e065e4f18
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.2_m68k.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   794176 4b996f2daa35ee1a5769077a9a156ad2

 Big endian MIPS architecture:

   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.2_mips.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   555000 ac278836ba797ee23d08cd4f0f00fcb5
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.2_mips.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:  1016288 04e8cef118a28a1504d5dd34d662fddb

 Little endian MIPS architecture:

   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.2_mipsel.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   546044 d9ce2aa3c6d6f9d8b78b1c9fa1756c1c
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.2_mipsel.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   998132 ca0548cb69d7809606e82fd99a73fa92

 PowerPC architecture:

   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.2_powerpc.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   469980 6b8da3e2e44bde50792185f59690951a
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.2_powerpc.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   859330 eeadbcb97f1cd21a11c23b58149ecb57

 IBM S/390 architecture:

   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.2_s390.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   429866 e66715f9fee0a9d3b9e4fbb7167baf7a
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.2_s390.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   785356 f6913f88e3dd30a6237c77bf2fb99ff6

 Sun Sparc architecture:

   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-reader_1.00-3.2_sparc.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   443534 0f6dd3d3113d0c2c72980b879b6f4a4b
   http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xpdf/xpdf-utils_1.00-3.2_sparc.deb
     Size/MD5 checksum:   809584 140b40d1fc50dbb16af26d8fa1515b3c

 These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
 its next update.

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Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
Package info: `apt-cache show ' and http://packages.debian.org/

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