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<!DOCTYPE glsa SYSTEM "http://www.gentoo.org/dtd/glsa.dtd">
<glsa id="200502-10">
<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>February 09, 2005</announced>
<revised>February 09, 2005: 01</revised>
<bug>78629</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="app-text/pdftohtml" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">0.36-r3</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">0.36-r3</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 a buffer overflow, as described in GLSA
200501-28.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
An attacker could entice a user to convert a specially-crafted PDF
file, potentially resulting in the 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-r3&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="/security/en/glsa/glsa-200501-28.xml">GLSA 200501-28</uri>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2005-0064">CAN-2005-0064</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sat, 5 Feb 2005 20:35:14 +0000">
vorlon078
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Wed, 9 Feb 2005 15:54:21 +0000">
vorlon078
</metadata>
</glsa>