Bug 1617797 (CVE-2005-3192) - CVE-2005-3192 security flaw
Summary: CVE-2005-3192 security flaw
Alias: CVE-2005-3192
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
Whiteboard: impact=important,public=20051206,repo...
Keywords: Security
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2018-08-16 04:43 UTC by Stephen Herr
Modified: 2019-06-13 20:22 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2018-08-16 04:43:19 UTC

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Description Stephen Herr 2018-08-16 04:43:13 UTC
Flaw bug created to hold information about an old flaw we knew something about. For more details see the MITRE CVE description.

Comment 1 Stephen Herr 2018-08-16 16:30:42 UTC
MITRE 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.

Comment 2 Stephen Herr 2019-06-13 19:26:05 UTC

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.

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