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368591: CVE-2007-5935 dvips -z buffer overflow with long href

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Stack-based buffer overflow in hpc.c in dvips in teTeX and TeXlive 2007 and earlier allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via a DVI file with a long href tag.

Find out more about CVE-2007-5935 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug:

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (tetex) RHSA-2010:0399 2010-05-06
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (tetex) RHSA-2010:0401 2010-05-06
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