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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.51862
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2005:026
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2005:026.

The tetex packages (teTeX) contain an implementation of TeX for Linux or
UNIX systems.

A buffer overflow flaw was found in the Gfx::doImage function of Xpdf which
also affects teTeX due to a shared codebase. An attacker could construct a
carefully crafted PDF file that could cause teTeX to crash or possibly
execute arbitrary code when opened. The Common Vulnerabilities and
Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2004-1125 to
this issue.

A buffer overflow flaw was found in the Decrypt::makeFileKey2 function of
Xpdf which also affects teTeX due to a shared codebase. An attacker could
construct a carefully crafted PDF file that could cause teTeX to crash or
possibly execute arbitrary code when opened. The Common Vulnerabilities and
Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2005-0064 to
this issue.

Users should update to these erratum packages which contain backported
patches to correct these issues.

Solution:
Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-026.html

Risk factor : Critical

CVSS Score:
9.3

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-0064
Bugtraq: 20050119 [USN-64-1] xpdf, CUPS vulnerabilities (Google Search)
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=110625368019554&w=2
Conectiva Linux advisory: CLA-2005:921
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000921
Debian Security Information: DSA-645 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-645
Debian Security Information: DSA-648 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-648
https://bugzilla.fedora.us/show_bug.cgi?id=2352
https://bugzilla.fedora.us/show_bug.cgi?id=2353
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/200501-28
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/200502-10
http://www.idefense.com/application/poi/display?id=186&type=vulnerabilities
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:016
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:017
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:018
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:019
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:020
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:021
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11781
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-026.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-034.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-053.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-057.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-059.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-066.html
SCO Security Bulletin: SCOSA-2005.42
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/OpenServer/SCOSA-2005.42/SCOSA-2005.42.txt
http://secunia.com/advisories/17277
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2005/0003/
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2004-1125
BugTraq ID: 12070
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/12070
Bugtraq: 20041228 KDE Security Advisory: kpdf Buffer Overflow Vulnerability (Google Search)
http://marc.info/?t=110378596500001&r=1&w=2
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2004-December/030241.html
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200412-25.xml
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200501-13.xml
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200501-17.xml
http://www.idefense.com/application/poi/display?id=172&type=vulnerabilities
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10830
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-013.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-018.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-354.html
http://securitytracker.com/id?1012646
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2005:001 (Google Search)
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_01_sr.html
https://usn.ubuntu.com/50-1/
XForce ISS Database: xpdf-gfx-doimage-bo(18641)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/18641
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