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CVE-2005-2097

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2005-08-09

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

xpdf and kpdf do not properly validate the "loca" table in PDF files, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (disk consumption and hang) via a PDF file with a "broken" loca table, which causes a large temporary file to be created when xpdf attempts to reconstruct the information.

Find out more about CVE-2005-2097 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (cups) RHSA-2005:706 2005-08-09
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (cups) RHSA-2005:706 2005-08-09
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (xpdf) RHSA-2005:670 2005-08-09
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (kdegraphics) RHSA-2005:671 2005-08-09
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (gpdf) RHSA-2005:708 2005-08-10

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