Red Hat Customer Portal

Skip to main content

CVE-2005-3192

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2005-12-06

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

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.

Find out more about CVE-2005-3192 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 (tetex) RHSA-2006:0160 2006-01-19
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 (xpdf) RHSA-2005:840 2005-12-06
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (tetex) RHSA-2006:0160 2006-01-19
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (cups) RHSA-2005:878 2005-12-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (kdegraphics) RHSA-2005:868 2005-12-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (xpdf) RHSA-2005:840 2005-12-06
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (cups) RHSA-2005:878 2005-12-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (xpdf) RHSA-2005:840 2005-12-06
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (gpdf) RHSA-2005:867 2005-12-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (tetex) RHSA-2006:0160 2006-01-19

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank Derek B. Noonburg for reporting this issue and providing a patch.