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MDKSA-2006:012: kdegraphics

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the kdegraphics package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2006:012 (kdegraphics).



Multiple heap-based buffer overflows in the DCTStream::readProgressiveSOF and
DCTStream::readBaselineSOF functions in the DCT stream parsing code (Stream.cc)
in xpdf 3.01 and earlier, permit user-complicit attackers to cause a denial of
service (heap corruption) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted PDF
file with an out-of-range number of components (numComps), which is used as an
array index. (CVE-2005-3191) Heap-based buffer overflow in the StreamPredictor
function in Xpdf 3.01 permits remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a
PDF file with an out-of-range numComps (number of components) field.
(CVE-2005-3192) Heap-based buffer overflow in the JPXStream::readCodestream
function in the JPX stream parsing code (JPXStream.c) for xpdf 3.01 and earlier
permits user-complicit attackers to cause a denial of service (heap corruption)
and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted PDF file with large size
values that cause insufficient memory to be allocated. (CVE-2005-3193) An
additional patch re-addresses memory allocation routines in goo/gmem.c (Martin
Pitt/Canonical, Dirk Mueller/KDE). In addition, Chris Evans discovered several
other vulnerbilities in the xpdf code base: Out-of-bounds heap accesses with
large or negative parameters to 'FlateDecode' stream. (CVE-2005-3192)
Out-of-bounds heap accesses with large or negative parameters to
'CCITTFaxDecode' stream. (CVE-2005-3624) Infinite CPU spins in various places
when stream ends unexpectedly. (CVE-2005-3625) NULL pointer crash in the
'FlateDecode' stream. (CVE-2005-3626) Overflows of compInfo array in
'DCTDecode' stream. (CVE-2005-3627) Possible to use index past end of array in
'DCTDecode' stream. (CVE-2005-3627) Possible out-of-bounds indexing trouble in
'DCTDecode' stream. (CVE-2005-3627) Kdegraphics uses an embedded copy of the
xpdf code, with the same vulnerabilities. The updated packages have been
patched to correct these problems.



Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:012
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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