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CVE-2005-3192

Impact: Important
Public: 2005-12-06

Details

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 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 version 2.1 (tetex) RHSA-2006:0160 January 19, 2006
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 2.1 (xpdf) RHSA-2005:840 December 06, 2005
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (cups) RHSA-2005:878 December 20, 2005
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (tetex) RHSA-2006:0160 January 19, 2006
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (xpdf) RHSA-2005:840 December 06, 2005
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (cups) RHSA-2005:878 December 20, 2005
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (gpdf) RHSA-2005:867 December 20, 2005
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (kdegraphics) RHSA-2005:868 December 20, 2005
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (tetex) RHSA-2006:0160 January 19, 2006
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (xpdf) RHSA-2005:840 December 06, 2005

External References

Acknowledgements

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

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