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CVE-2005-3191 Detail

Current Description

Multiple heap-based buffer overflows in the (1) DCTStream::readProgressiveSOF and (2) DCTStream::readBaselineSOF functions in the DCT stream parsing code (Stream.cc) in xpdf 3.01 and earlier, as used in products such as (a) Poppler, (b) teTeX, (c) KDE kpdf, (d) pdftohtml, (e) KOffice KWord, (f) CUPS, and (g) libextractor allow user-assisted attackers to cause a denial of service (heap corruption) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted PDF file with an out-of-range number of components (numComps), which is used as an array index.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/06/2005
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.1 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Provides user account access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (03/14/2007)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/OpenServer/SCOSA-2006.15/SCOSA-2006.15.txt
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/OpenServer/SCOSA-2006.20/SCOSA-2006.20.txt
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/UnixWare/SCOSA-2006.21/SCOSA-2006.21.txt
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20051201-01-U
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20060101-01-U
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20060201-01-U
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=342289
http://lists.suse.com/archive/suse-security-announce/2006-Jan/0001.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-868.html Vendor Advisory
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/233
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/234
http://securitytracker.com/id?1015309
http://securitytracker.com/id?1015324
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2006&m=slackware-security.472683
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2006&m=slackware-security.474747
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102972-1
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-931
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-932
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-937
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-938
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-940
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-936
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-950
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-961
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-962
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200512-08.xml
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200601-02.xml
http://www.idefense.com/application/poi/display?id=342&type=vulnerabilities Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.idefense.com/application/poi/display?id=343&type=vulnerabilities Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20051207-1.txt
http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20051207-2.txt
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:003
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:004
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:005
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:006
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:008
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:010
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:011
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:012
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_29_sr.html
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_02_sr.html
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-announce-list/2005-December/msg00015.html
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-announce-list/2005-December/msg00016.html
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-announce-list/2005-December/msg00036.html
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-announce-list/2005-December/msg00037.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-840.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-867.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-878.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0160.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/418883/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/427053/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/427990/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15726
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15727
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2005/0072/
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/usn/usn-227-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/2786
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/2787
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/2788
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/2789
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/2790
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/2856
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2280
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/23443
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/23444
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1609
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9760

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9760
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9760

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-3191
NVD Published Date:
12/06/2005
NVD Last Modified:
10/19/2018