Package : libextractor
Vulnerability : buffer overflows
Problem type : remote
CVE IDs : CVE-2005-3191 CVE-2005-3192 CVE-2005-3193 CVE-2005-2097
CVE-2005-3624 CVE-2005-3625 CVE-2005-3626 CVE-2005-3627
"infamous41md" and Chris Evans discovered several heap based buffer
overflows in xpdf, the Portable Document Format (PDF) suite, which is
also present in libextractor, a library to extract arbitrary meta-data
from files, and which can lead to a denial of service by crashing the
application or possibly to the execution of arbitrary code.
The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain libextractor
For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your libextractor packages.
will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
will install the referenced file.
If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:
will update the internal database
will install corrected packages
You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.
Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 alias sarge