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Xpdf, as used in products such as gpdf, kpdf, pdftohtml, poppler, teTeX, CUPS, libextractor, and others, allows attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via streams that end prematurely, as demonstrated using the (1) CCITTFaxDecode and (2) DCTDecode streams, aka "Infinite CPU spins."
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Xpdf, as used in products such as gpdf, kpdf, pdftohtml, poppler, teTeX, CUPS, and others, allows attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via streams that end prematurely, as demonstrated using the (1) CCITTFaxDecode and (2) DCTDecode streams, aka "Infinite CPU spins."
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Allows unauthorized disclosure of informationAllows unauthorized modificationAllows disruption of service
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.
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