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<title>GPdf: heap overflows in included Xpdf code</title>
<synopsis>
GPdf includes vulnerable Xpdf code to handle PDF files, making it
vulnerable to the execution of arbitrary code.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">gpdf</product>
<announced>February 21, 2006</announced>
<revised>February 21, 2006: 01</revised>
<bug>121511</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="app-text/gpdf" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">2.10.0-r4</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">2.10.0-r4</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
GPdf is a Gnome PDF viewer.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
Dirk Mueller found a heap overflow vulnerability in the XPdf
codebase when handling splash images that exceed size of the associated
bitmap.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
An attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted PDF
file with GPdf, 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 GPdf users should upgrade to the latest version.
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=app-text/gpdf-2.10.0-r4&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-0301">CVE-2006-0301</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Thu, 16 Feb 2006 20:47:35 +0000">
koon
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Fri, 17 Feb 2006 21:40:10 +0000">
koon
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Fri, 17 Feb 2006 23:04:04 +0000">
dragonheart
</metadata>
</glsa>