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Debian: New libextractor packages fix arbitrary code execution

It was discovered that an integer overflow in the xpdf PDF viewer may lead to the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed PDF file is opened. Fixed packages are available from
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1349-1                                   Moritz Muehlenhoff
August 5th, 2007              
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Package        : libextractor
Vulnerability  : integer overflow
Problem type   : local (remote)
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2007-3387

It was discovered that an integer overflow in the xpdf PDF viewer may lead
to the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed PDF file is opened.

libextractor includes a copy of the xpdf code and required an update
as well.

For the oldstable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.4.2-2sarge6.

The stable distribution (etch) isn't affected by this problem.

The unstable distribution (sid) isn't affected by this problem.

We recommend that you upgrade your libextractor packages.

Upgrade Instructions
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wget url
        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 at the end of this advisory:

apt-get update
        will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
        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
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  Source archives:
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      Size/MD5 checksum:  5887095 d99e1b13a017d39700e376a0edbf7ba2

  Alpha architecture:
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  AMD64 architecture:
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      Size/MD5 checksum:    17618 b03292795065cdd0c9444343f216a058

  ARM architecture:
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      Size/MD5 checksum:  5710926 010de9d5ca245ecde20850f2077ec525
      Size/MD5 checksum:    17034 70da5564ca690372c8ff2f920e3145e7

  Intel IA-32 architecture:
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  Intel IA-64 architecture:
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      Size/MD5 checksum:    19402 7217989cd00aa203703636a12b73ef1c

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:
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  Big endian MIPS architecture:
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      Size/MD5 checksum:  5729468 b4369a7e90e9378aaf16c22e6ee8ba23
      Size/MD5 checksum:    17960 adf6c5dadd298f2cbfb129b329cbd396

  Little endian MIPS architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    18720 24b4c8c7394ca7600b5d56ff6756ced0
      Size/MD5 checksum:  5727182 0d3c4b40711cd5ff424d9c3509abc959
      Size/MD5 checksum:    17990 2bfd506c4227ba2b51128ed229d05737

  PowerPC architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    19840 965842771a493480a596d23219240384
      Size/MD5 checksum:  5678172 d9b4e7d752db6ca53ce6adddd1c8963b
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  IBM S/390 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    18220 218a8b4f648ee49543981dd7a418a86b
      Size/MD5 checksum:  5768298 367428e42de8d1af622d02d64f4fb027
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  Sun Sparc architecture:
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      Size/MD5 checksum:  5752498 5c5bcdf9c749506310e95137ae80550c
      Size/MD5 checksum:    16938 b90780181aeb323dbcc4dfa11db7bcd0

  These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
  its next update.

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For apt-get: deb stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list:
Package info: `apt-cache show ' and

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