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<title>PDFlib: Multiple buffer overflows</title>
<synopsis>
Multiple stack-based buffer overflows have been reported in PDFlib.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">pdflib</product>
<announced>March 10, 2008</announced>
<revised>March 10, 2008: 01</revised>
<bug>203287</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="media-libs/pdflib" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">7.0.2_p8</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">7.0.2_p8</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
PDFlib is a library for generating PDF on the fly.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
poplix reported multiple boundary errors in the pdc_fsearch_fopen()
function when processing overly long filenames.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
A remote attacker could send specially crafted content to a vulnerable
application using PDFlib, possibly resulting in the remote execution of
arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All PDFlib users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=media-libs/pdflib-7.0.2_p8&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-6561">CVE-2007-6561</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Sat, 08 Mar 2008 16:26:44 +0000">
rbu
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Mon, 10 Mar 2008 12:46:32 +0000">
p-y
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Mon, 10 Mar 2008 12:46:45 +0000">
p-y
</metadata>
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