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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2004.0823 -- KDE Security Advisory kpdf Buffer Overflow Vulnerability 24 December 2004 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: kpdf Operating System: UNIX variants Linux variants Impact: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands Access: Remote/Unauthenticated CVE Names: CAN-2004-1125 Ref: ESB-2004.0809 Original Bulletin: http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20041223-1.txt - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- - -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 KDE Security Advisory: kpdf Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Original Release Date: 2004-12-23 URL: http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20041223-1.txt 0. References http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-1125 http://www.idefense.com/application/poi/display?id=172&type=vulnerabilities 1. Systems affected: KDE 3.2 up to including KDE 3.2.3. KDE 3.3 up to including KDE 3.3.2. 2. Overview: kpdf, the KDE pdf viewer, shares code with xpdf. xpdf contains a buffer overflow that can be triggered by a specially crafted PDF file. 3. Impact: Remotely supplied pdf files can be used to execute arbitrary code on the client machine. 4. Solution: Source code patches have been made available which fix these vulnerabilities. Contact your OS vendor / binary package provider for information about how to obtain updated binary packages. 5. Patch: Patch for KDE 3.2.3 is available from ftp://ftp.kde.org/pub/kde/security_patches : 6f345c4b89f0bc27522f5d62bfd941cd post-3.2.3-kdegraphics-2.diff Patch for KDE 3.3.2 is available from ftp://ftp.kde.org/pub/kde/security_patches : 0ac92868d3b84284e54877e32cde521f post-3.3.2-kdegraphics.diff 6. Time line and credits: 21/12/2004 KDE Security Team alerted by Matthias Geerdsen 22/12/2004 Patch from xpdf 3.00pl2 applied to KDE CVS and patches prepared. 23/12/2004 Public disclosure. - -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.2.5 (GNU/Linux) iD8DBQFBymz5vsXr+iuy1UoRAgtzAJ9XJZax9tSD29d2ax2kfZ7AOUVNVgCg1GmS 1KHQE843oYavbPBPXVNPJFM= =BiPb - -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- - --------------------------END INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- You have received this e-mail bulletin as a result of your organisation's registration with AusCERT. The mailing list you are subscribed to is maintained within your organisation, so if you do not wish to continue receiving these bulletins you should contact your local IT manager. If you do not know who that is, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will forward your request to the appropriate person. NOTE: Third Party Rights This security bulletin is provided as a service to AusCERT's members. 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