Bug 1617798 (CVE-2005-3193) - CVE-2005-3193 security flaw
Summary: CVE-2005-3193 security flaw
Alias: CVE-2005-3193
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Reported: 2018-08-16 04:43 UTC by Stephen Herr
Modified: 2021-02-16 23:20 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2018-08-16 04:43:31 UTC

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Description Stephen Herr 2018-08-16 04:43:23 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 16:30:49 UTC
MITRE description:

Heap-based buffer overflow in the JPXStream::readCodestream function in the JPX stream parsing code (JPXStream.c) for xpdf 3.01 and earlier, as used in products such as (1) Poppler, (2) teTeX, (3) KDE kpdf, (4) CUPS, and (5) libextractor allows user-assisted attackers to cause a denial of service (heap corruption) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted PDF file with large size values that cause insufficient memory to be allocated.

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