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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-0064

Buffer overflow in the Decrypt::makeFileKey2 function in for xpdf 3.00 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a PDF file with a large /Encrypt /Length keyLength value.
Publish Date : 2005-05-02 Last Update Date : 2017-10-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
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) Execute CodeOverflow
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 2005-01-13 2005-01-18
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Buffer overflow in the Gfx::doImage function in for xpdf 3.00, and other products that share code such as tetex-b... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11781 unix
CVE-2005-0064 unix
RHSA-2005:026: tetex security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050026 unix
RHSA-2005:026: tetex security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005026 unix
RHSA-2005:034: xpdf security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050034 unix
RHSA-2005:034: xpdf security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005034 unix
RHSA-2005:049: cups security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050049 unix
RHSA-2005:049: cups security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005049 unix
RHSA-2005:053: CUPS security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050053 unix
RHSA-2005:053: CUPS security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005053 unix
RHSA-2005:057: gpdf security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050057 unix
RHSA-2005:057: gpdf security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005057 unix
RHSA-2005:059: xpdf security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050059 unix
RHSA-2005:059: xpdf security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005059 unix
RHSA-2005:066: kdegraphics security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005066 unix
RHSA-2005:066: kdegraphics security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050066 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-2005-0064

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Xpdf Xpdf 0.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Xpdf Xpdf 0.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Xpdf Xpdf 0.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Xpdf Xpdf 0.5a * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Xpdf Xpdf 0.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Xpdf Xpdf 0.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Xpdf Xpdf 0.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Xpdf Xpdf 0.7a * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Xpdf Xpdf 0.80 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Xpdf Xpdf 0.90 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Xpdf Xpdf 0.91a * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Xpdf Xpdf 0.91b * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Xpdf Xpdf 0.91c * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Xpdf Xpdf 0.91 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Xpdf Xpdf 0.92 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Xpdf Xpdf 0.92d * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Xpdf Xpdf 0.92a * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Xpdf Xpdf 0.92e * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Xpdf Xpdf 0.92b * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Xpdf Xpdf 0.92c * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Xpdf Xpdf 0.93b * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Xpdf Xpdf 0.93c * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Xpdf Xpdf 0.93 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Xpdf Xpdf 0.93a * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Xpdf Xpdf 1.0a * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Xpdf Xpdf 1.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Xpdf Xpdf 1.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Xpdf Xpdf 2.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Xpdf Xpdf 2.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Xpdf Xpdf 2.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Xpdf Xpdf 2.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Xpdf Xpdf 3.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Xpdf Xpdf 32

- References For CVE-2005-0064
GENTOO GLSA-200501-28
GENTOO GLSA-200502-10
BUGTRAQ 20050119 [USN-64-1] xpdf, CUPS vulnerabilities
REDHAT RHSA-2005:026
REDHAT RHSA-2005:034
REDHAT RHSA-2005:053
REDHAT RHSA-2005:057
REDHAT RHSA-2005:059
REDHAT RHSA-2005:066
TRUSTIX 2005-0003
SCO SCOSA-2005.42
IDEFENSE 20050118 Multiple Unix/Linux Vendor Xpdf makeFileKey2 Stack Overflow
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11781

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-0064

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