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692856: CVE-2011-1554 t1lib: Off-by-one via crafted Type 1 font

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Off-by-one error in t1lib 5.1.2 and earlier, as used in Xpdf before 3.02pl6, teTeX, and other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a PDF document containing a crafted Type 1 font that triggers an invalid memory read, integer overflow, and invalid pointer dereference, a different vulnerability than CVE-2011-0764.

Find out more about CVE-2011-1554 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 6.8
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (texlive) RHSA-2012:0137 2012-02-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (tetex) RHSA-2012:1201 2012-08-23
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (t1lib) RHSA-2012:0062 2012-01-24

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 tetex Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 xpdf Not affected