Package : tetex-bin
Vulnerability : buffer overflows
Problem type : remote
CVE IDs : CVE-2005-3191 CVE-2005-3192 CVE-2005-3624 CVE-2005-3625
CVE-2005-3626 CVE-2005-3627 CVE-2005-3628
CERT advisory :
BugTraq ID :
Debian Bug : 342292
"infamous41md" and Chris Evans discovered several heap based buffer
overflows in xpdf, the Portable Document Format (PDF) suite, which is
also present in tetex-bin, the binary files of teTeX, and which can
lead to a denial of service by crashing the application or possibly to
the execution of arbitrary code.
For the old stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in
For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
version 0.4.3-2 of poppler against which tetex-bin links.
We recommend that you upgrade your tetex-bin package.
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 3.0 alias woody