DescriptionUntrusted search path vulnerability in the Gentoo package of Xpdf before 3.02-r2 allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse xpdfrc file in the current working directory, related to an unset SYSTEM_XPDFRC macro in a Gentoo build process that uses the poppler library.
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Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xpdf (PTS)bullseye3.04+git20210103-3fixed
trixie, sid3.04+git20240613-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xpdfsource(unstable)(not affected)


- xpdf <not-affected> (Gentoo specific vulnerability in building xpdf)

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