CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2011-03-28
Bugzilla: 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 and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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 5 (tetex) RHSA-2012:1201 August 23, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (t1lib) RHSA-2012:0062 January 24, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (texlive) RHSA-2012:0137 February 15, 2012

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