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|Posted: Mon Mar 10, 2008 10:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 200803-17 ] PDFlib: Multiple buffer overflows
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: PDFlib: Multiple buffer overflows (GLSA 200803-17)
Date: March 10, 2008
Multiple stack-based buffer overflows have been reported in PDFlib.
PDFlib is a library for generating PDF on the fly.
Vulnerable: < 7.0.2_p8
Unaffected: >= 7.0.2_p8
Architectures: All supported architectures
poplix reported multiple boundary errors in the pdc_fsearch_fopen() function when processing overly long filenames.
A remote attacker could send specially crafted content to a vulnerable application using PDFlib, possibly resulting in the remote execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All PDFlib users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/pdflib-7.0.2_p8"
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