Note: This is an archival copy of Security Sun Alert 269008 as previously published on http://sunsolve.sun.com.|
Latest version of this security advisory is available from http://support.oracle.com as Sun Alert 1021007.1.
Date of Resolved Release
Multiple security vulnerabilities in the JBIG2 decoding feature:
Multiple security vulnerabilities in the JBIG2 decoding feature in the Poppler PDF Rendering Library (libpoppler) may allow a local or remote unprivileged user to cause the OpenSolaris GNOME PDF Viewer (Evince) to crash and potentially execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application, when the user has loaded a specially crafted PDF file.
These issues are also referenced in the following documents:
CVE-2009-0165 at: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-0165
CVE-2009-0146 at: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-0146
CVE-2009-0147 at: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-0147
CVE-2009-0166 at: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-0166
CVE-2009-1187 at: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1187
CVE-2009-1188 at: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1188
Sun acknowledges with thanks, Braden Thomas and Drew Yao of Apple Product Security for bringing the issues described in CVE-2009-0165, CVE-2009-0146, CVE-2009-0147 and CVE-2009-0166 to our attention.
2. Contributing Factors
These issues can occur in the following releases:
Should the described issues occur, evince(1) may crash and potentially create a core dump depending on the system configuration. There are no predictable symptoms to indicate that these issues have been exploited to execute arbitrary code.
To workaround the described issues, do not load PDF files from untrusted sources.
These issues are addressed in the following releases:
For more information on Security Sun Alerts, see 1009886.1.
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