Flaw bug created to hold information about an old flaw we knew something about. For more details see the MITRE CVE description.
Heap-based buffer overflow in the StreamPredictor function in Xpdf 3.01, as used in products such as (1) Poppler, (2) teTeX, (3) KDE kpdf, and (4) pdftohtml, (5) KOffice KWord, (6) CUPS, and (7) libextractor allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a PDF file with an out-of-range numComps (number of components) field.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.
Red Hat would like to thank Derek B. Noonburg for reporting this issue and providing a patch.