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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.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10280

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.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 3
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
  • Oracle Linux 4
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2005-2097
Product(s):