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Vulnerability Assessment Details

USN236-1 : xpdf, poppler, cupsys, tetex-bin vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
xpdf, poppler, cupsys, tetex-bin vulnerabilities

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

These remote packages are missing security patches :
- cupsys
- cupsys-bsd
- cupsys-client
- libcupsimage2
- libcupsimage2-dev
- libcupsys2-dev
- libcupsys2-gnutls10
- libkpathsea-dev
- libkpathsea3
- libpoppler-dev
- libpoppler-glib-dev
- libpoppler-qt-dev
- libpoppler0c2
- libpoppler0c2-glib
- libpoppler0c2-qt
- poppler-utils
- tetex-bin
- xpdf
- xpdf-common
- xpdf-reader
- xpdf-utils


Description :

Chris Evans discovered several integer overflows in the XPDF code,
which is present in xpdf, the Poppler library, and tetex-bin. By
tricking an user into opening a specially crafted PDF file, an
attacker could exploit this to execute arbitrary code with the
rights of the application that processes the document.

The CUPS printing system also uses XPDF code to convert PDF files to
PostScript. By attempting to print such a crafted PDF file, a remote
attacker could execute arbitrary code with the rights of the
printer server (user 'cupsys').

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- cupsys-1.1.20final+cvs20040330-4ubuntu16.10 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- cupsys-bsd-1.1.20final+cvs20040330-4ubuntu16.10 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- cupsys-client-1.1.20final+cvs20040330-4ubuntu16.10 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- libcupsimage2-1.1.20final+cvs20040330-4ubuntu16.10 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- libcupsimage2-dev-1.1.20final+cvs20040330-4ubuntu16.10 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- libcupsys2-dev-1.1.20final+cvs20040330-4ubuntu16.10 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- libcupsys2-gnutls10-1.1.20final+cvs20040330-4ubuntu16.10 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- libkpathsea-dev-2.0.2-30u
[...]


Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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