Bug 368641 (CVE-2007-5937) - CVE-2007-5937 Multiple dviljk buffer overflows
Summary: CVE-2007-5937 Multiple dviljk buffer overflows
Keywords:
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2007-5937
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
URL: http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?i...
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Depends On: 379831 379841 379851 379861 577309 577322 577323 577328 577329
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2007-11-06 18:00 UTC by Red Hat Product Security
Modified: 2019-09-29 12:22 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version: 3.0-40.3.fc7
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Environment:
Last Closed: 2010-05-07 08:22:25 UTC


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Description Lubomir Kundrak 2007-11-06 18:00:42 UTC
Description of problem:

dviljk contains multiple buffer overflow conditions that can be triggered by a
DVI input file. This could possibly result in arbitrary code execution in case
user was tricked into print a specially crafted DVI file.

Additional info:

See URL filed for Gentoo report.
The attachment #249481 [details] fixes this bug together with bug #368611
It will most likely need some mungling as whitespace changes make the fixes less
obvious.

Comment 1 Lubomir Kundrak 2007-11-06 18:08:03 UTC
The CVE identifier for this issue was requested.

Comment 4 Robert Buchholz 2007-11-07 13:59:41 UTC
(In reply to comment #0)
> It will most likely need some mungling as whitespace changes make the fixes less
> obvious.

Cleaned up patch for texlive is here. Except for the autotools stuff and
ChangeLog, it should apply to tetex.
  http://bugs.gentoo.org/attachment.cgi?id=135423

Comment 7 Lubomir Kundrak 2007-11-13 13:22:20 UTC
Pinged Mitre about the need for CVE.

Comment 8 Jindrich Novy 2007-11-13 14:29:00 UTC
Fixed in rawhide. F8, F7, FC-6 pending.



Comment 9 Fedora Update System 2007-11-15 03:32:29 UTC
tetex-3.0-44.2.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 testing repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
 If you want to test the update, you can install it with 
 su -c 'yum --enablerepo=updates-testing update tetex'

Comment 10 Fedora Update System 2007-11-15 03:46:25 UTC
tetex-3.0-40.3.fc7 has been pushed to the Fedora 7 testing repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
 If you want to test the update, you can install it with 
 su -c 'yum --enablerepo=updates-testing update tetex'

Comment 11 Fedora Update System 2007-11-20 18:00:52 UTC
tetex-3.0-40.3.fc7 has been pushed to the Fedora 7 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 12 Fedora Update System 2007-11-20 18:04:59 UTC
tetex-3.0-44.3.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 13 Lubomir Kundrak 2007-12-05 19:31:28 UTC
The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security
impact, a future update may address this flaw.

Comment 15 Red Hat Bugzilla 2009-10-23 19:04:43 UTC
Reporter changed to security-response-team@redhat.com by request of Jay Turner.

Comment 19 Tomas Hoger 2010-05-07 08:22:25 UTC
Statement:

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of tetex packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, or 5, as they do not provide dviljk binary.


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