Patch  oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050034
RHSA-2005:034: xpdf security update (Important)  

Xpdf is an X Window System based viewer for Portable Document Format (PDF) files.
A buffer overflow flaw was found in the Gfx::doImage function of Xpdf. An attacker could construct a carefully crafted PDF file that could cause Xpdf to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code when opened. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CAN-2004-1125 to this issue.
A buffer overflow flaw was found in the Decrypt::makeFileKey2 function of Xpdf. An attacker could construct a carefully crafted PDF file that could cause Xpdf to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code when opened. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CAN-2005-0064 to this issue.
During a source code audit, Chris Evans and others discovered a number of integer overflow bugs that affected all versions of Xpdf. An attacker could construct a carefully crafted PDF file that could cause Xpdf to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code when opened. This issue was assigned the name CAN-2004-0888 by The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org). Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 contained a fix for this issue, but it was found to be incomplete and left 64-bit architectures vulnerable. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CAN-2005-0206 to this issue.
All users of Xpdf should upgrade to this updated package, which contains backported patches to resolve these issues.
Create Date: 2005-02-15 Last Update Date: 2005-02-15

Affected Platforms/Products

Affected Products (CPE + CVE references)
Total : 22
Platforms: unix (from OVAL definitions)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4

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Criteria

The patch should be installed
IF : All of the following are true
IF : xpdf is signed with Red Hat master key
Linux : RPM Test :  xpdf is signed with Red Hat master key 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20040592002 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
signature_keyid equals 219180cddb42a60e
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : xpdf is earlier than 1:3.00-11.5
Linux : RPM Test :  xpdf is earlier than 1:3.00-11.5 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20040592002 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 1:3.00-11.5 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 is installed
Linux : RPM Test :  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 is installed 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20030315001 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
version pattern match ^4[^\d]
linux : rpminfo_state 

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