Foresight: tetex
Posted by Bill Keys   
Previous versions of the tetex package are vulnerable to multiple issues, the worst of which is believed to allow arbitrary code execution via user-assisted vectors when dvips or dviljk are run of specially-crafted files, or when loading malformed font data using t1lib.

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Foresight Linux Essential Advisory: 2008-0006-1
Published: 2008-02-11

Rating: Minor

Updated Versions:
   tetex=/conary.rpath.com@rpl:devel//1/2.0.2-28.10-1
   tetex-dvips=/conary.rpath.com@rpl:devel//1/2.0.2-28.10-1
   tetex-fonts=/conary.rpath.com@rpl:devel//1/2.0.2-28.10-1
   group-dist=/foresight.rpath.org@fl:1-devel//1/1.4.2-0.7-3

References:
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-4033
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-5935
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-5936
   http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-5937
   http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2007-0266
   http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0007

Description:
   Previous versions of the tetex package are vulnerable to multiple issues,
   the worst of which is believed to allow arbitrary code execution via
   user-assisted vectors when dvips or dviljk are run of specially-crafted
   files, or when loading malformed font data using t1lib.

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