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<!DOCTYPE glsa SYSTEM "http://www.gentoo.org/dtd/glsa.dtd">
<glsa id="200411-30">
<title>pdftohtml: Vulnerabilities in included Xpdf</title>
<synopsis>
pdftohtml includes vulnerable Xpdf code to handle PDF files, making it
vulnerable to execution of arbitrary code upon converting a malicious PDF
file.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">pdftohtml</product>
<announced>November 23, 2004</announced>
<revised>November 23, 2004: 01</revised>
<bug>69019</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="app-text/pdftohtml" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">0.36-r1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="le">0.36</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
pdftohtml is a utility to convert PDF files to HTML or XML
formats. It makes use of Xpdf code to decode PDF files.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
Xpdf is vulnerable to multiple integer overflows, as described in
GLSA 200410-20.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
An attacker could entice a user to convert a specially-crafted PDF
file, potentially resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the
rights of the user running pdftohtml.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All pdftohtml users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=app-text/pdftohtml-0.36-r1&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="/security/en/glsa/glsa-200410-20.xml">GLSA 200410-20</uri>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-0888">CAN-2004-0888</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Mon, 22 Nov 2004 17:05:12 +0000">
koon
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Mon, 22 Nov 2004 17:05:20 +0000">
koon
</metadata>
</glsa>