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CVE-2005-3628

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2005-12-06

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Buffer overflow in the JBIG2Bitmap::JBIG2Bitmap function in JBIG2Stream.cc in Xpdf, as used in products such as gpdf, kpdf, pdftohtml, poppler, teTeX, CUPS, libextractor, and others, allows attackers to modify memory and possibly execute arbitrary code via unknown attack vectors.

Find out more about CVE-2005-3628 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 Dirk Mueller for reporting this issue.

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