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<title>KPdf: Heap based overflow</title>
<synopsis>
KPdf includes vulnerable Xpdf code to handle PDF files, making it
vulnerable to the execution of arbitrary code.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">kdegraphics, kpdf</product>
<announced>February 12, 2006</announced>
<revised>February 12, 2006: 01</revised>
<bug>121375</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="kde-base/kdegraphics" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">3.4.3-r4</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">3.4.3-r4</vulnerable>
</package>
<package name="kde-base/kpdf" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">3.4.3-r4</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">3.4.3-r4</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
KPdf is a KDE-based PDF viewer included in the kdegraphics
package.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
KPdf includes Xpdf code to handle PDF files. Dirk Mueller
discovered that the Xpdf code is vulnerable a heap based overflow in
the splash rasterizer engine.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
An attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted PDF
file with Kpdf, potentially resulting in the execution of arbitrary
code with the rights of the user running the affected application.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All kdegraphics users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=kde-base/kdegraphics-3.4.3-r4&quot;</code>
<p>
All Kpdf users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=kde-base/kpdf-3.4.3-r4&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-0301">CVE-2006-0301</uri>
<uri link="http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20060202-1.txt">KDE Security Advisory: kpdf/xpdf heap based buffer overflow</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Fri, 10 Feb 2006 17:37:49 +0000">
jaervosz
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Sat, 11 Feb 2006 21:32:42 +0000">
koon
</metadata>
</glsa>