CVE Reference: CVE-2005-2097

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Original Page at CVE MITRE:
CVE-2005-2097

Description:
xpdf and kpdf do not properly validate the "loca" table in PDF files, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (disk consumption and hang) via a PDF file with a "broken" loca table, which causes a large temporary file to be created when xpdf attempts to reconstruct the information.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

UBUNTU
  http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-163-1

SUSE
  http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_19_sr.html

SUNALERT
  http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102972-1

SCO

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA17277
  Secunia Advisory: SA18398
  Secunia Advisory: SA18407
  Secunia Advisory: SA21339
  Secunia Advisory: SA25729

REDHAT
  http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-708.html
  http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-706.html
  http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-670.html
  http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-671.html

OVAL
  http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10280

MANDRIVA
  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:138

FEDORA
  http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/427053/100/0/threaded
  http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/427990/100/0/threaded

DEBIAN
  http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1136
  http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-936
  http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-780

BID
  14529


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