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CVE-2005-2097

Impact: Important
Public: 2005-08-09

Details

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 and NIST NVD.

Red Hat security errata

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

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