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Fedora Core 2 Update: tetex-2.0.2-14FC2.2 Print E-mail
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Posted by Joseph Shakespeare   
Fedora Updated tetex package fixes another xpdf buffer overflow. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures projects ( has assigned the name CAN-2005-0064 to this issue.
Fedora Update Notification

Product     : Fedora Core 2
Name        : tetex
Version     : 2.0.2
Release     : 14FC2.2
Summary     : The TeX text formatting system.
Description :
TeTeX is an implementation of TeX for Linux or UNIX systems. TeX takes
a text file and a set of formatting commands as input and creates a
typesetter-independent .dvi (DeVice Independent) file as output.
Usually, TeX is used in conjunction with a higher level formatting
package like LaTeX or PlainTeX, since TeX by itself is not very

Install tetex if you want to use the TeX text formatting system. If
you are installing tetex, you will also need to install tetex-afm (a
PostScript(TM) font converter for TeX),
tetex-dvips (for converting .dvi files to PostScript format
for printing on PostScript printers), tetex-latex (a higher level
formatting package which provides an easier-to-use interface for TeX),
and tetex-xdvi (for previewing .dvi files in X). Unless you are an
expert at using TeX, you should also install the tetex-doc package,
which includes the documentation for TeX.

Update Information:

Updated tetex package fixes another xpdf buffer overflow. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures projects ( has assigned
the name CAN-2005-0064 to this issue.

* Wed Jan 19 2005 Jindrich Novy  2.0.2-14FC2.2

- Fix CAN-2005-0064 xpdf buffer overflow.

This update can be downloaded from:

a5a81e044a2c04d3e0660b042af55885  SRPMS/tetex-2.0.2-14FC2.2.src.rpm
7814a7a4eb0dd3034f5e879d406e62be  x86_64/tetex-2.0.2-14FC2.2.x86_64.rpm
bbbf2332dd32a5a42cd9749f1628191e  x86_64/tetex-latex-2.0.2-14FC2.2.x86_64.rpm
994b09544080c1944e12d57c761336bf  x86_64/tetex-xdvi-2.0.2-14FC2.2.x86_64.rpm
a1d3bb0ccaed44934f3e3a486f2b96a4  x86_64/tetex-dvips-2.0.2-14FC2.2.x86_64.rpm
06088aeb66100917f98d5214e9d94505  x86_64/tetex-afm-2.0.2-14FC2.2.x86_64.rpm
e9c5029a301ad76aeb1560413ce49ae4  x86_64/tetex-fonts-2.0.2-14FC2.2.x86_64.rpm
84fa5364a63369de36ee805278c28283  x86_64/tetex-doc-2.0.2-14FC2.2.x86_64.rpm
0b0bba10010837d6e540c8147bb5ef19  x86_64/debug/tetex-debuginfo-2.0.2-14FC2.2.x86_64.rpm
20a9d0d56e250daa49c22fbf86d3542d  i386/tetex-2.0.2-14FC2.2.i386.rpm
07ec2a1e12ab0de545fda03dc03e4e06  i386/tetex-latex-2.0.2-14FC2.2.i386.rpm
6daf5e9f338acfb1925064e5b597517c  i386/tetex-xdvi-2.0.2-14FC2.2.i386.rpm
0426e7ce0092f67e2bed16c55459299c  i386/tetex-dvips-2.0.2-14FC2.2.i386.rpm
3d7bdc9226dfd3e7837303d7dd62a911  i386/tetex-afm-2.0.2-14FC2.2.i386.rpm
ff61c271196af90584fe3e8b84cc9f89  i386/tetex-fonts-2.0.2-14FC2.2.i386.rpm
e5d95b7b0c2d519e36e42f0a2c3b4a17  i386/tetex-doc-2.0.2-14FC2.2.i386.rpm
9fe72e8dae433e6b675f9470a5d1d7c5  i386/debug/tetex-debuginfo-2.0.2-14FC2.2.i386.rpm

This update can also be installed with the Update Agent; you can
launch the Update Agent with the 'up2date' command.

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