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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   KDE Vendors:   KDE.org
KDE kpdf/xpdf Integer Overflow in StreamPredictor() Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1018473
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1018473
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-3387   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 30 2007
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 3.2.0 - 3.5.7
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in KDE kpdf (and xpdf). A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted PDF file that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger an integer overflow in the StreamPredictor() and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user or application.

The vulnerability resides in code share by xpdf and kpdf.

The vendor credits Derek Noonburg with reporting this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create a PDF file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued the following patches.

Patch for KOffice 1.2.1 and newer is available from
ftp://ftp.kde.org/pub/kde/security_patches :

eb5e65cd5fadab128c1bc5ce2211126b koffice-xpdf-CVE-2007-3387.diff

Patch for KDE 3.3.2 and newer is available from
ftp://ftp.kde.org/pub/kde/security_patches :

d1b3248c6a7843ad3265d25adcf7aa2f post-3.5.7-kdegraphics-CVE-2007-3387.diff

The KDE advisory is available at:

http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20070730-1.txt

Vendor URL:  www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20070730-1.txt (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Jul 30 2007 (Red Hat Issues Fix) KDE kpdf/xpdf Integer Overflow in StreamPredictor() Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.
Jul 30 2007 (Red Hat Issues Fix) KDE kpdf/xpdf Integer Overflow in StreamPredictor() Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, and 4.
Jul 30 2007 (Red Hat Issues Fix for Poppler) KDE kpdf/xpdf Integer Overflow in StreamPredictor() Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Red Hat has released a fix for poppler on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
Jul 30 2007 (Red Hat Issues Fix for gpdf) KDE kpdf/xpdf Integer Overflow in StreamPredictor() Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Red Hat has released a fix for gpdf on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.
Jul 30 2007 (Red Hat Issues Fix for cups) KDE kpdf/xpdf Integer Overflow in StreamPredictor() Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Red Hat has released a fix for cups on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, and 5.
Aug 1 2007 (Red Hat Issues Fix for teTex) KDE kpdf/xpdf Integer Overflow in StreamPredictor() Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Red Hat has released a fix for tetex on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, and 5.



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