|Description||Unspecified vulnerability in certain versions of xpdf after 3.00, as used in various products including (a) pdfkit.framework, (b) gpdf, (c) pdftohtml, and (d) libextractor, has unknown impact and user-assisted attack vectors, possibly involving errors in (1) gmem.c, (2) SplashXPathScanner.cc, (3) JBIG2Stream.cc, (4) JPXStream.cc, and/or (5) Stream.cc. NOTE: this description is based on Debian advisory DSA 979, which is based on changes that were made after other vulnerabilities such as CVE-2006-0301 and CVE-2005-3624 through CVE-2005-3628 were fixed. Some of these newer fixes appear to be security-relevant, although it is not clear if they fix specific issues or are defensive in nature.|
|Source||CVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)|
|NVD severity||high (attack range: remote, user-initiated)|
Vulnerable and fixed packages
The table below lists information on source packages.
The information above is based on the following data on fixed versions.
|Package||Type||Release||Fixed Version||Urgency||Origin||Debian Bugs|
- xpdf <not-affected> (All issues previously fixed)
Discussion has shown that the revamp patch doesn't fix new vulnerabilities
xpdf (and therewith the questionable code) is not part of koffice for some time now