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692909: CVE-2011-0764 t1lib: Invalid pointer dereference via crafted Type 1 font

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

t1lib 5.1.2 and earlier, as used in Xpdf before 3.02pl6, teTeX, and other products, uses an invalid pointer in conjunction with a dereference operation, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted Type 1 font in a PDF document, as demonstrated by testz.2184122398.pdf.

Find out more about CVE-2011-0764 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-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 4 tetex Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 xpdf Not affected
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.
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