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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2008-089

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2008-089
Posted Apr 18, 2008
Authored by Mandriva | Site mandriva.com

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory - Kees Cook of Ubuntu security found a flaw in how poppler prior to version 0.6 displayed malformed fonts embedded in PDF files. An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause applications using poppler to crash, or possibly execute arbitrary code when opened.

tags | advisory, arbitrary
systems | linux, ubuntu, mandriva
advisories | CVE-2008-1693
SHA-256 | f9016c9218f56709a1ed4fc7880e117f2a6527018eff22a0a85f38da214f689a

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2008-089

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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory MDVSA-2008:089
http://www.mandriva.com/security/
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Package : poppler
Date : April 17, 2008
Affected: Corporate 4.0
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Problem Description:

Kees Cook of Ubuntu security found a flaw in how poppler prior
to version 0.6 displayed malformed fonts embedded in PDF files.
An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause
applications using poppler to crash, or possibly execute arbitrary
code when opened (CVE-2008-1693).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
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References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1693
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Updated Packages:

Corporate 4.0:
4701915c12ecf895dcb4772a31d1deca corporate/4.0/i586/libpoppler0-0.4.1-3.7.20060mlcs4.i586.rpm
c36f50db21bdb368aadfcb518c1309e6 corporate/4.0/i586/libpoppler0-devel-0.4.1-3.7.20060mlcs4.i586.rpm
0e79560be87df742afeaae41956d075a corporate/4.0/i586/libpoppler-qt0-0.4.1-3.7.20060mlcs4.i586.rpm
c4dc210352c366f877372ebb941a9ed2 corporate/4.0/i586/libpoppler-qt0-devel-0.4.1-3.7.20060mlcs4.i586.rpm
a0835933cb055b6ed7b7d7bbe8de0d06 corporate/4.0/SRPMS/poppler-0.4.1-3.7.20060mlcs4.src.rpm

Corporate 4.0/X86_64:
10f7767b01ec173c2c7ad69ec7ba1fb1 corporate/4.0/x86_64/lib64poppler0-0.4.1-3.7.20060mlcs4.x86_64.rpm
47a486fbf806c84175cbb101ef86a2e9 corporate/4.0/x86_64/lib64poppler0-devel-0.4.1-3.7.20060mlcs4.x86_64.rpm
d206062518205787f3938681d401c543 corporate/4.0/x86_64/lib64poppler-qt0-0.4.1-3.7.20060mlcs4.x86_64.rpm
9954016767660f2cdc85ba6a10346dcb corporate/4.0/x86_64/lib64poppler-qt0-devel-0.4.1-3.7.20060mlcs4.x86_64.rpm
a0835933cb055b6ed7b7d7bbe8de0d06 corporate/4.0/SRPMS/poppler-0.4.1-3.7.20060mlcs4.src.rpm
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To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi. The verification
of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

All packages are signed by Mandriva for security. You can obtain the
GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

security_(at)_mandriva.com
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Type Bits/KeyID Date User ID
pub 1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
<security*mandriva.com>
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