Bug 145055 - CAN-2005-0064 xpdf buffer overflow
Summary: CAN-2005-0064 xpdf buffer overflow
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: tetex   
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Version: 4.0
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Jindrich Novy
QA Contact: David Lawrence
Whiteboard: impact=imoderate,embargoed=20050118,r...
Keywords: Security
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Blocks: 142822
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-01-13 22:49 UTC by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2013-07-02 23:04 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2005-03-16 15:19:46 UTC
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The patch applied to resolve CAN-2005-0064 (845 bytes, patch)
2005-01-19 10:39 UTC, Jindrich Novy
no flags Details | Diff

External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2005:026 important SHIPPED_LIVE Moderate: tetex security update 2005-03-16 05:00:00 UTC

Description Josh Bressers 2005-01-13 22:49:54 UTC
*** This bug has been split off bug 145049 ***

------- Original comment by Josh Bressers (Security Response Team) on 2005.01.13
17:30 -------

iDEFENSE has reported a stack based buffer overflow in xpdf.

The patch is here:

The iDEFENSE advisory is attachment 109745 [details]

Comment 1 Josh Bressers 2005-01-13 22:51:01 UTC

We're going to need new packages rolled for RHSA-2005:026 to include this issue.

Comment 2 Josh Bressers 2005-01-14 12:16:41 UTC
The patch URL does not yet work.  We don't have a patch from upstream yet.  I'll
update the bugs as soon as I know.

Comment 3 Mark J. Cox 2005-01-19 10:23:41 UTC
Now public, see URL for patch, removing embargo

Comment 4 Jindrich Novy 2005-01-19 10:37:38 UTC
Mark, I have applied my own patch that also fixes the issue. Please let me know
if you're not happy with it.

Comment 5 Jindrich Novy 2005-01-19 10:39:13 UTC
Created attachment 109963 [details]
The patch applied to resolve CAN-2005-0064

Comment 6 Jindrich Novy 2005-01-25 16:05:30 UTC
Packages are now added to the erratum.

Comment 7 Mark J. Cox 2005-03-13 14:37:33 UTC
downgrading to moderate severity according to

Comment 8 Mark J. Cox 2005-03-16 15:19:46 UTC
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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