CVE-2011-0433

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2011-01-30
CWE:
CWE-122
Bugzilla:
679732: CVE-2011-0433 t1lib: Heap-based buffer overflow DVI file AFM font parser

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Heap-based buffer overflow in the linetoken function in afmparse.c in t1lib, as used in teTeX 3.0.x, GNOME evince, and possibly other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a DVI file containing a crafted Adobe Font Metrics (AFM) file, a different vulnerability than CVE-2010-2642.

Find out more about CVE-2011-0433 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of evince as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 5.1
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
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-2012:1201 2012-08-23
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (t1lib) RHSA-2012:0062 2012-01-24
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (texlive) RHSA-2012:0137 2012-02-15

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 evince Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 evince Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 tetex Will not fix
Last Modified

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