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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-2097

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.
Publish Date : 2005-08-16 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.1
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2005-07-21 2005-08-09
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2005:670: xpdf security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050670 unix
RHSA-2005:670: xpdf security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005670 unix
RHSA-2005:671: kdegraphics security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050671 unix
RHSA-2005:671: kdegraphics security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005671 unix
RHSA-2005:706: cups security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050706 unix
RHSA-2005:706: cups security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005706 unix
RHSA-2005:708: gpdf security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050708 unix
RHSA-2005:708: gpdf security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005708 unix
xpdf and kpdf do not properly validate the "loca" table in PDF files, which allows local users to cause a denial of serv... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10280 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2005-2097

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application KDE Kpdf Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Xpdf Xpdf 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Xpdf Xpdf 3.0 Pl2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Xpdf Xpdf 3.0 Pl3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
KDE Kpdf 1
Xpdf Xpdf 3

- References For CVE-2005-2097

http://secunia.com/advisories/25729
SECUNIA 25729
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/2280
VUPEN ADV-2007-2280
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102972-1
SUNALERT 102972
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/OpenServer/SCOSA-2005.42/SCOSA-2005.42.txt
SCO SCOSA-2005.42
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/14529
BID 14529 XPDF Loca Table Verification Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2007-08-07
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/427990/100/0/threaded
FEDORA FLSA:175404
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/427053/100/0/threaded
FEDORA FLSA-2006:176751
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-708.html
REDHAT RHSA-2005:708
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-706.html
REDHAT RHSA-2005:706
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-671.html
REDHAT RHSA-2005:671
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-670.html
REDHAT RHSA-2005:670
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_19_sr.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2005:019
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:138
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2005:138
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-936
DEBIAN DSA-936
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1136
DEBIAN DSA-1136
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-780
DEBIAN DSA-780
http://secunia.com/advisories/21339
SECUNIA 21339
http://secunia.com/advisories/17277
SECUNIA 17277
http://secunia.com/advisories/18398
SECUNIA 18398
http://secunia.com/advisories/18407
SECUNIA 18407
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-163-1
UBUNTU USN-163-1

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-2097

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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