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572941: CVE-2010-0739 tetex, texlive: Integer overflow by processing special commands

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Integer overflow in the predospecial function in dospecial.c in dvips in (1) TeX Live and (2) teTeX might allow user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted DVI file that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

Find out more about CVE-2010-0739 from the MITRE CVE dictionary 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 5 (tetex) RHSA-2010:0400 2010-05-06
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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