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Vulnerability Assessment Details

USN249-1 : xpdf, poppler, kdegraphics vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
xpdf, poppler, kdegraphics vulnerabilities

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

These remote packages are missing security patches :
- kamera
- kcoloredit
- kdegraphics
- kdegraphics-dev
- kdegraphics-doc-html
- kdegraphics-kfile-tests
- kdvi
- kfax
- kgamma
- kghostview
- kiconedit
- kmrml
- kolourpaint
- kooka
- kpdf
- kpovmodeler
- kruler
- ksnapshot
- ksvg
- kuickshow
- kview
- kviewshell
- libkscan-dev
- libkscan1
- libpoppler-dev
- libpoppler-glib-dev
- libpoppler-qt-dev
- libpoppler0c2
- libpoppler0c2-glib
- libpoppler0c2-qt
- poppler-utils
- xp
[...]

Description :

The splash image handler in xpdf did not check the validity of
coordinates. By tricking a user into opening a specially crafted PDF
file, a possible hacker could exploit this to trigger a buffer overflow
which could lead to arbitrary code execution with the rights of
the user.

The poppler library and kpdf also contain xpdf code, and thus are
affected by the same vulnerability.

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- kamera-3.4.3-0ubuntu2.3 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- kcoloredit-3.4.3-0ubuntu2.3 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- kdegraphics-3.4.3-0ubuntu2.3 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- kdegraphics-dev-3.4.3-0ubuntu2.3 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- kdegraphics-doc-html-3.4.3-0ubuntu2.3 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- kdegraphics-kfile-tests-3.4.3-0ubuntu2.3 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- kdvi-3.4.3-0ubuntu2.3 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- kfax-3.4.3-0ubuntu2.3 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- kgamma-3.4.3-0ubuntu2.3 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- kghostview-3.4.3-0ubuntu2.3 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- kiconedit-3.4.3-0ubuntu2.3 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- k
[...]


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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